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Northeast Heat Builds New Week From Washington D.C. to Boston

On queue for the first few days of summer, heat will build across the Northeast. The mercury will reach the 90-degree mark from Washington D.C. to Boston on at least a couple of occasions next week.

Many locations will have their highest temperatures recorded so far this year. Washington D.C. is expected to reach the mid-90s Tuesday and Wednesday. The highest temperature so far this year was 91 on June 1.

The same can be said for New York. Accuweather.com is predicting 92 for a high on Wednesday. The highest temperature so far this year was 90, reached 3 days in a row late last Monday.

This go around, an official heat wave is not expected in New York with just two days in a row of 90-degree heat expected.

High Temperatures Next Week For Selected Cities

City
High Monday
High Tuesday
High Wednesday
Washington D.C.
90
95
96
Philadelphia
90
90
92
New York City
88
90
92
Boston
89
93
90

The heat will not be extreme enough to break records. Record-high temperatures in the big cities for this time of year are near or above 100 degrees.

Despite not reaching record levels, high humidity will make this heat feel even worse. With dew point temperatures reaching the lower 70s, AccuWeather RealFeel temperatures could near 100 degrees in a few places.

A change in the pattern is expected for the end of the week, when a series of cold fronts will bring thunderstorms and cooler temperatures.