SEATTLE (AP) — A record high temperature is forecast for Seattle Monday as the heat wave peaks in Washington. The National Weather Service says cooler marine air will be moving into the state by the Fourth of July.
The Weather Service forecasts highs in the 90s Monday in Western Washington. The record at Sea-Tac Airport for July 1 is 87 degrees, which was tied in 1995. The high Sunday at Sea-Tac was 93.
The Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for the Seattle metro area and a heat advisory for southwest Washington until 11 p.m. Monday.
Triple-digit temperatures are forecast in Eastern Washington Monday.
Forecasters say temperatures will start to ease Tuesday in Western Washington and Wednesday in Eastern Washington and drop to normal by the end of the week.
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