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NWS: Warmer than Normal July

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NBCRightNow.com - It's been a warmer than normal summer for the region according to the National Weather Service office in Pendleton.

High temperatures in the Tri-Cities averaged just about 94.8°, 4.5° degrees above normal.  In Yakima, the average high temperature was about 95.4°, 7.5° degrees above normal.

Temperatures exceeded 90° on 23 days and were above 100° degrees on four days throughout July.

Meteorologists expect August to be hotter than normal too.