Here is what you need to know about a major heatwave brewing

Posted at 4:02 AM, Jul 04, 2024

Sunshine is once again dominating our weather temperatures on Thursday inching up to around 90° in Boise and the low to mid-90s in the western valley.

A major heatwave will be affect all of the valleys in western Idaho starting as early as Saturday. High temperature records in Boise could be set on Wednesday and Thursday as listed below.

Friday is when temperatures heat up into the mid-90s. If you are still going to be enjoying the long holiday weekend remember heat safety tips, they will especially come in handy as we prepare to see the first heat wave of the year.

Warnings and advisories

The weekend will be hot, however, our heatwave will build into next week. For an excessive heat watch to be issued heat indices must reach 105° or greater. Monday afternoon through Wednesday temperatures will be anywhere from 104° to 109°. It's super important to continue wearing sunscreen and remaining hydrated and spend time in an air conditoned room.

Stay connected right here for my latest updates on the July 4th weekend and our impending heat wave.

Taking a look long term this heat looks to be sticking with us, give your AC Unit a thank you!