It’s a hot one out there

LIHUE — The weather gauge at the Lihue Airport reported record-breaking heat over the weekend.

On Saturday, the temperature gauge reached 88 degrees, 1 degree more the previous record for that day, according to the National Weather Service of Honolulu.

On Sept. 24, 1959, 1979, 1981 and 2013, Kauai hit 87 degrees.

Pete Donaldson, a meteorologist with NWS of Honolulu, said the increase in temperature Saturday was caused by clouds clearing for an extended amount of time.

According to the 10-day forecast for Lihue, next Wednesday will be the hottest day at 85 degrees. Today and next Thursday are expected to reach 83 degrees.

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