The National Weather Service said this morning the overnight low yesterday dipped to just 82 degrees in West Palm Beach, tying the record warm low temperature set in 2011.
Today’s heat index, what the temperature feels like on the skin, could reach 107 in some interior regions with minimally cooler temperatures along the coast of between 103 and 105.
The high temperature at Palm Beach International Airport today is expected to reach 92 degrees, just two degrees shy of the record set in 1998.
Fort Lauderdale broke its 2011 overnight heat record of 82 degrees when it dipped only to 83.
Miami forecasters are expecting little change in the weather pattern as a high pressure system coupled with upper atmosphere Saharan dust is working to heat things up and dry them out.
Rain chances today are just 10 percent in Palm Beach County.
“Temperature should remain above seasonal normals through the rest of the work week under the dominant surface high and the subsidence (sinking) aloft,” forecasters wrote in this morning’s discussion.
The normal daytime high for this time of year is 89 degrees with an overnight low of 75.
And it’s likely an overnight low was broken last night when temperatures dipped to 82 degrees in West Palm Beach. The record was 81 set in 2013.