Last Updated on June 26, 2012 7:23 pm
As the High Country, and the east coast, prepares for a summer heat wave here's a look at the forecast for the next few days and how it compares to weather extremes for the area. The National Weather Service forecast mid 80s Thursday and upper 80s Friday-Monday.
The record for high temps to compare to this coming Friday-Monday: June 29 – 94/Boone in 1936, June 30/Boone – 93 in 1936, July 1/Boone – 89 in 1968, July 2 – 90/Blowing Rock in 2002. Information per State Climate Office.