What to know about the heat wave expected to hit Boston this week
What to know about the heat wave expected to hit Boston this week.
After a cool, and wet, July, an August heat wave is headed our way.
Though temperatures Monday and Tuesday are hovering in the 70s and low 80s, an official heat wave will follow with 90-degree heat Wednesday through Friday, according to the National Weather Service – Boston.
In true New England fashion, there will be a chance of scattered thunderstorms towards the end of the week.
“We have an extended period of oppressive heat coming up this week,” Kristie Smith, meteorologist at the National Weather Service Boston office, Boston Herald told the.
“It should get pretty toasty in interior Massachusetts.
The humidity will be very high, so it will be extremely oppressive.”
As of Monday, Boston had not declared a heat emergency but shared numerous tips for staying safe during the June heat waves.
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