Triple digits expected for several days with slight cooling for the weekend
Summer officially starts at 10:16 a.m. Tuesday, and we'll have the hot weather to prove it.
By Tuesday afternoon, highs are expected to get well into the triple digits with a high of 104 in the Taft area.
The mercury will top 100 degrees for the next several days until a slight cooling trend moderates temperatures for the weekend.
Highs in the Taft area are expected to by 104 for Tuesday, 103 for Wednesday and 102 for Thursday.
By Sunday, they will drop into the mid to low 90s.
Another high pressure system is expected to set up next week and bring more hot weather to the area.