Late summer heat wave hits region
September 1, 2022
COLFAX – A late summer heat wave was expected to hit much of Eastern Washington, including Whitman County, on Wednesday.
In advance of the heat wave, the National Weather Service issued a heat advisory that was to remain in effect through 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The advisory extended from portions of Idaho west to the Cascade Mountains.
Temperatures were expected to peak here at about 102 degrees on Wednesday and dip to a high of 93 on Thursday before bouncing back up to 98 on Friday.
“High temperatures in the upper-90s to low-100s expected,” the heat advisory said. “This will pose a mode...