We've had highs in the 90s for the last four days and we expect at least another five before this heat breaks down.

Here's a look at today and tomorrow, which will almost be carbon copies of one another.  A southwest breeze both afternoons will provide some occasional heat relief, but not much.  There won't be any rain either day, so if your lawn or garden need a drink you'll have to do some watering.

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Memorial Day looks even hotter!  Highs on Monday will be in the low-mid 90s for most of the Mid State.

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Please remember the tips below, which could make a big difference in the amount of fun you have outdoors this weekend.  If you stay ahead of the heat, you'll be just fine.  Lather on the sunscreen, too!

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Our next best chance for rain arrives Thursday in the form of widely scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Temperatures will fall a handful of degrees then.  Some of you reading this will pick up some badly needed ground water then too.

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Watch Cody Murphy today at 5pm for a check on the high temperature records and whether we're expected to tie or surpass any of them in the days to come.

DT

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Meteorologist Dan Thomas joined the News4 team in August 2006.

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