Ding Ding Ding!

We finally did it, we finally hit 100!

Hot hot hot!

If we can coax out another degree from the mercury column, we’d officially break the 1930 record, as it is, we’re tied with the record. Tomorrow? Thunderstorms and much cooler, only 93! Then the weekend will feel much less like fiery demise. Ahhhh, the heat wave! Tell us your great heat wave stories in the comments.

5 Comments so far

  1. Lloyd (unregistered) on August 3rd, 2006 @ 5:25 pm

    That is bizarre. It is 97F in the desert (PHX) right now. Stay hydrated friends…

  2. Doug (unregistered) on August 3rd, 2006 @ 6:18 pm

    Nice widget. ;-)

  3. Doug (unregistered) on August 3rd, 2006 @ 8:01 pm

    According to capitalweather.com, the official temperature in DC at 2:10 this afternoon was 101, breaking the 1930 record.

    Lloyd: And in DC the high humidity is something else you have to factor in, unlike the desert southwest.

    We’re getting a thunderstorm here in Silver Spring at the moment, not sure about the district. Oh what a relief it is…

  4. MIk (unregistered) on August 3rd, 2006 @ 10:03 pm

    Doug: The storm hit the district whilst we were still playing softball, so half seven, rain came as I left my office, 9-something. We had a fire truck and ambulance out at the mall today, we think someone collapsed due to heat exhaustion whilst on the softball field.

  5. Doug (unregistered) on August 3rd, 2006 @ 11:22 pm

    I went for a walk in the worst of it this afternoon, around 4:00, it was easily 100°. Later, after the storm I went for another walk, it was like night and day (actually it was day and night, literally). But as far as comfort level, and the ozone washed out of the air and negative ions and all that…a real relief. Phew!

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