WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Blistering heat will again blanket the Washington region with temperatures expected to soar above the 100-degree mark on Friday and Saturday, before yielding to just below the triple-digit mark on Sunday and Monday.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the region beginning at 11 a.m. Friday.
Authorities are reminding citizens that there is an increased risk of heat exhaustion and other heat-related illness for those spending excessive amounts of time outdoors and those without air-conditioning.
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Temperatures are expected to settle in the low to mid 90′s as next week progresses.
The 4th of July forecast calls for a high of 92 degrees with a 30 percent chance of isolated thunderstorms.
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