Will York, Chester, Lancaster counties see 100 degrees?


The people who say it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity finally have a chance to use their slogan the next few days, as area temperatures are expected to flirt with - or smash - the 100 degree mark for the first time in 2015.

The National Weather Service is forecasting Lancaster to hit 100 degrees Tuesday.

Saturday will be a chilly day by scorcher standards: Low 90s.

Sunday through Tuesday are expected to see temperatures of at least mid 90s in York, Chester and Lancaster counties. Monday and Tuesday are expected to be the hottest.

Forecasters with the National Weather Service, Accuweather and the Weather Channel are forecasting a high of 98 to 100 degrees in Lancaster County Tuesday.

Monday is looking at 99.

Chester is expected to be almost as hot, expected to reach 99 Tuesday.

Rock Hill is forecast to reach 98 Tuesday.

Columbia and other Midlands and Pee Dee spots are expected to be more than 100 degrees Monday and Tuesday.

Western areas of York and Chester counties are forecasted for a couple of degrees cooler – if 96 degrees can be considered cooler.

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