The mercury was inching toward 96 degrees Wednesday, and was expected to hit a record-tying 97 degrees Thursday, according to AccuWeather. High humidity and low winds will make the air feel closer to 105 and 106 degrees each day, forecasters said.
The temperature at 2 p.m. already reached 92 degrees, according to AccuWeather.
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