Olympia Regional Airport reported a high temperature of 91 degrees today, which broke the previous record set in 1956.
Further, yesterday’s 85 degrees was one degree short of the 86 degree high set in 1985.
Sunday will be 20 degrees cooler as marine air moves in.
This is the second record high this season, the first one set on April 12, 2008.
“The Green River and Cedar River were closed to all recreational traffic Saturday afternoon, as the spring melt-off created dangerous conditions,” reports KING-5 TV.
A raft rescue had to be conducted on the Nisqually River in McLenna today, as reported in The Olympian.