More brutal heat: Bay Area sets heat records for third straight day

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- For a third straight day, cities across the Bay Area smashed heat records as oppressive heat lingered across the West Coast.

At least 11 Bay Area cities set records including Oakland, Richmond, Napa, Santa Rosa, San Jose, and SFO.

This comes just one day after a dozen heat records were broken across the Bay Area on Monday.

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Here are a few cities that set or tied records on Tuesday:

  • Half Moon Bay - 85 (Previous Record: 72 in 1945)

  • Kentfield - *100 (Tied Previous Record: 100 in 1985)

  • Moffett Field - 101 (Previous Record: 89 in 2012)

  • Napa - 102 (Previous Record: 97 in 1904)

  • Oakland - 98 (Previous Record: 85 in 2008)

  • Oakland Airport - 99 (Previous Record: 83 in 2012)

  • Redwood City - 102 (Previous Record: 100 in 1994)

  • Richmond - 100 (Previous Record: 91 in 2008)

  • SFO - 99 (Previous Record: 88 in 1985)

  • San Jose Airport - 99 (Previous Record: 98 in 1904)

  • Santa Rosa - 100 (Previous Record: 96 in 1945)


The good news is that relief is on the way with temperatures gradually falling to average levels by Thursday and into the weekend.

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