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Summertime sizzle | Record highs are expected across the state this weekend

It’s only been a few days since the official start of summer, but temperatures are heating up. On Thursday, June 22, the National Weather Service issued a high-temperature advisory across western Washington for this weekend.

In some areas, highs will be record breaking, while in the San Juans it’ll be about 10 degrees cooler than the highest locally recorded temperatures.

On the islands, the high on Saturday, June 24 will be around 77 degrees. On Sunday, June 25, it will be 75.

According to a National Weather Service representative from the Seattle/Tacoma office, the record high for the islands on Saturday was 84 degrees in 1926, as reported in Olga on Orcas Island. The record high for Sunday was 87 degrees in 1925.

Record breaking highs are expected in the upper 80s to lower 90s in areas east of Puget Sound, the southwest interior of the state and along the coast from Forks to Hoquiam.