Vero Beach ties 2020 daily heat record Thursday

VERO BEACH — The temperature scorched throughout the city Thursday, tying the daily heat record set on the same day two years prior.

Vero Beach climbed to 94 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne. Other Florida towns also tied previous heat records on Thursday, with Orlando’s high temperature at 99 degrees and Melbourne at 96 degrees.

The warm weather – with a chance of showers – was expected to continue throughout the weekend.

Saturday and Sunday will be partly sunny with temperatures in the high 80s, which will dip near 75 degrees in the evenings, meteorologists said. There will be a 50-to-60 percent chance of rain for both days with 10 mph northeast and southeast winds.

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