hot temps

TRI-CITIES, WA - Mostly sunny and hot today.  Morning temperatures warming into the 60s-70s, mid 80s by noon and afternoon highs in the low-mid 90s. 

High pressure to build inland through mid week, producing a major warming trend.  Highs in the mid-upper 90s Wednesday and Thursday will be the hottest with highs near 100!  Models are hinting at a weak disturbance sneaking under the ridge Wednesday night with a very slight chance (10%) for a stray shower. 

The ridge axis shifts to our east Friday allowing slightly cooler air to filter into the region in a northwesterly flow.  Highs drop into the low-mid 90s, which is still 10 degrees above average.

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