Jun 5, 2016

Seattle breaks heat record for June 5

Seattle, WA
King 5
Photo: Laura Choate
Photo: Laura Choate

It's official! Seattle hit 93 degrees, breaking the 92-degree record for hottest June 5 set in 1978.

Other cities are Western Washington also broke heat records: Olympia reaching 94 degrees and Bellingham at 85 degrees...

As temperatures rise, as does the risk of wildfires in the state. Crews have already battled blazes near Oso and Gold Bar this year