Recapping the Historic Heat Wave in the Pacific Northwest
After a historic heatwave in the Pacific Northwest, the I-5 corridor is finally seeing some relief from this unprecedented heat. Multiple days of all-time broken records for Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington brought huge impacts to PNW-ers.
New numbers coming out of the Pacific Northwest, show the hottest ever June temperature on record. The new records are the average temperature across the whole month.
After 3 consecutive days of breaking the all-time record high, Tuesday morning another record was broken: a record temperature drop! Portland dropped 52° from 116° Monday to a 64° morning low Tuesday.
All-time records were also broke in the Sea-Tac region with multiple days in the triple digits. Seattle peaked at 108° Monday.
Spokane also broke its all-time record high as the mercury soared to 109° on Tuesday. Temperatures into next week will remain hot, but not as sultry.