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updated: 7/16/2013 3:37 PM

Hot temperatures, high humidity in forecast this week

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Daily Herald staff report

The hottest temperatures of the summer are forecast for the next couple of days, according to accuweather.com.

The forecast for today calls for temperatures to almost reach 90 degrees; factor in humidity, and it will feel like it's 100 degrees. There is a chance of scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.

On Wednesday, accuweather forecasts call for highs in the low 90s, but it will feel like it's 102 degrees.

Thursday's high should be around 91, but the humidity is expected to make it feel like it's 100 degrees.

Friday could be the warmest day of the week, with accuweather predicting a high of 93. The weather service says there is a chance of strong afternoon thunderstorms.

The forecast for the weekend calls for much more pleasant temperatures, with highs in the low 80s.

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