Temperatures should hit the high 90s this week in the Tri-Cities as a ridge of high pressure moves over the Mid-Columbia, according to the National Weather Service.
Today the high is expected to be about 87 degrees and that will rise to 97 Tuesday, according to the weather service.
Wednesday a high of 99 degrees is forecast in the Tri-Cities.
The weather should cool slightly after that with clear skies continuing through the three-day holiday weekend. The high should drop to about 89 degrees on July 4 and then be in the lower 90s Saturday and Sunday, according to the weather service.