Temperatures rise again this weekend
Excessive heat watch remains through Saturday
August 12, 2021
COLFAX - It's hot already and it'll creep up a little more until it starts to cool on Sunday.
"High pressure will build back over the region with drier and warmer weather ... The main story will be the extreme heat that returns by Thursday and lasts through the weekend," stated a National Weather Service meteorologist.
It is predicted to reach 97 degrees on Thursday, Aug. 12, in Whitman County, climb to 99 degrees on Friday, and reach 100 degrees on Saturday, according to the weather service. The agency declared an "excessive heat watch" through Saturday.
"A strong upper ridge over the regi...