High heat expected to smash records
Ritzville may reach 114 degrees today
Last updated 7/1/2021 at 10:29am
SPOKANE – It's going to be a record-setting day, in terms of high temperatures that is.
According to National Weather Service meteorologist Laurie Nisbet in Spokane, the region should set all-time record high temperatures this afternoon.
Nisbet this morning went through decades of weather data for several small towns within the Free Press Publishing readership area from Spokane to Pasco and Odessa to Colfax.
In Colfax, today's recorded record high is 100 degrees, set in 1939, she said. The all-time recorded high is 110 degrees sent July 7, 1939.
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