Boston smashes excessive temp report, 108 warmth index, as ‘dangerous heat’ peaks in Massachusetts


This warmth dome is actually on one other degree.

The town has smashed a excessive temp report, as the warmth index soared to a preposterous 108 levels on Wednesday amid the brutal mid-June warmth wave.

The excessive temp of 98 levels at Boston Logan Worldwide Airport broke the earlier excessive temp report of 96 levels on June 19, 1923.

The warmth index spiked to 108 levels because of the “combination of the hot temperatures and that sultry feel of the humidity out there,” mentioned Nationwide Climate Service meteorologist Andrew Loconto.

The “dangerous heat and humidity” will proceed by Thursday earlier than extra seasonable temperatures and never as humid climate returns later Friday into Saturday, in accordance with the NWS.

Some thunderstorms on Thursday afternoon into the night might assist cool issues down, Loconto mentioned.

“There will be more cloud cover, but it will still be very hot and pretty darn muggy out there on Thursday,” he added.

The Nationwide Climate Service’s warmth advisory for a lot of elements of Massachusetts stays in impact till Thursday night. Warmth index values as much as 104 are doable.

“Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses,” the NWS warmth advisory reads.

“Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors,” NWS provides.

A break from the warmth is anticipated on Friday and Saturday, with extra tolerable temps within the low 80s for the Boston-area.

“That will be a welcome relief,” Loconto mentioned. “It will still be pretty humid, but not nearly as hot.”

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