VERO BEACH — Temperatures soared to 91 degrees Saturday, breaking the previous daily heat record set more than 10 years ago.
The new record came as Vero residents felt the sun’s beams at beaches and parks during several family fun events. The springtime heat broke the previous record of 90 degrees set in 2006 and in 1972, forecasters said.
Apr 17 | Vero Beach set a record high today, reaching 91 degrees! This breaks their old record for this date of 90 degrees set in 2006 and 1972. #flwx
— NWS Melbourne (@NWSMelbourne) April 17, 2021
Saturday evening was expected to have a low temperature near 69 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne. Temperatures will reach the 80s Sunday through Saturday, and drop to the 60s during the evenings.