The mercury will continue to soar in Seattle throughout the weekend and into early next week with temperatures reaching near record highs by Tuesday.
"An expansive ridge of high pressure will lead to a heat wave this weekend and into early next week," AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Andy Mussoline said.
Mostly sunny days are in store for the city through the weekend. As the weekend begins, highs will be around 90 each day through Tuesday.
AccuWeather RealFeel temperatures will peak toward 95 each afternoon with sunshine forecast each day.
Temperatures will decline slightly in the evening hours, with more pleasant weather in store for the Mariners series against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field.
On Sunday, the game will begin at 1:10 p.m.
"Some record highs may be broken during this stretch," Mussoline said. "The normal high is 75 F."
Those who have scheduled outdoor activities should stay hydrated. Check out these five, cheap ways to cope with the summer heat.
Sunscreen should be applied multiple times throughout the day when spending extended amounts of time outside.
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Central States (1991)
Early season heat wave. Some records: Location New Record Old Record San Antonio, TX 94 88/1916 Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX 96 93/1916 Wichita, KS 84T 84/1910 Sioux City, IA 74 73/1937
Burketown, Australia (1998)
The airport was closed due to the runways crowded by kangaroos and wallabies seeking refuge from flood waters. An area of Northern Australia half the size of Great Britain was underwater.
Goodland, KS (2007)
Last day of record 78 days with temperatures below 50 degrees.