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Today will be the 8th straight day of 90° or more in metro Detroit

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Posted at 7:23 AM, Jul 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-09 07:23:04-04

(WXYZ) — Thursday will mark the 8th straight day that temperatures have been 90° or higher in metro Detroit, meaning the area is nearing a record run of high temperatures.

Temps Thursday will be around 95°, but with the high humidity will feel more than 100°.

On average, metro Detroit only sees 13 days with temperatures of 90° or more.

The longest stretch of consecutive days of 90° or more happened in 1953 when metro Detroit saw 11 straight days of high temps.