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Call it a Record! The West was Sizzling Friday

Call it a Record! The West was Sizzling Friday
10 Aug 2018, 10:16 pm

Call it a Record! The West was Sizzling Friday

Several record temperatures were established Friday afternoon in Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, California and Idaho.

Call it a Record! The West was Sizzling Friday
Observed record high temperatures on Friday, August 10
Call it a Record! The West was Sizzling Friday
Observed record high temperatures on Friday, August 10

Some cities felt temperatures that approached all-time highs. Take Great Falls, Montana for instance.

Montana, California and Idaho were among the top-performing states with regards to record high temperatures Friday.

Boise reached an impressive 110 degrees Friday, August 10.

Call it a Record! The West was Sizzling Friday

Pocatello joined the century club Friday as well.

Call it a Record! The West was Sizzling Friday

What’s the cause? A dominant area of high pressure that is helping to push air down to the surface, heating it as it sinks.

Call it a Record! The West was Sizzling Friday

The heat will last for a couple of days before cooling down from west to east.

Call it a Record! The West was Sizzling Friday

Forecast high temperatures Saturday, August 11

Call it a Record! The West was Sizzling Friday

Forecast high temperatures Sunday, August 12

Within these hot areas, you’ll want to make sure you listen to your body, take frequent breaks, know the signs of heat-related illnesses, and check in on friends/neighbors to make sure they’re staying cool too!

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For WeatherNation, Meteorologist Steve Glazier

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