Hot weather will storm back into the Northwest by the middle of the week after a brief respite for the area.
High pressure responsible for the recent string of dry weather will expand northward bringing continued dry, but increasingly hot weather to the region as the early part of the week progresses.
By Tuesday the entire region away from the coast will feel the heat.
On Tuesday, temperatures are expected to reach 103 degrees in Boise, with temperatures reaching the low 90s in Portland, and the mid-80s in Seattle.
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These temperatures will be the hottest since the heat wave at the end of June into early July, which saw temperatures upwards of 20 degrees above normal. One such case was Boise, where a record-high of 110 degrees was set on July 1st.
Temperatures will remain well above normal throughout much of the region for the rest of the week.
Story by AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Joseph M.
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Canton, IL (1975)
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