Temperatures Expected to Soar Again

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The calendar may say spring but the temperatures definitely say summer.

Forecasters say temperatures today in many parts of Massachusetts are expected to pass the 90-degree mark for the third consecutive day.

Residents in the Worcester, Lawrence, Taunton and Springfield areas will be among the hardest hit.

The National Weather Service says the record-high in Boston is 96 set in 1984, and that mark could be in danger.

Cape Cod and other coastal areas are expected to be a bit cooler thanks to a sea breeze.

An air quality alert has been issued, meaning people with respiratory problems should stay inside.

There's also a good chance of thunderstorms across much of the region.

Temperatures are expected to soar again tomorrow, but the heat is expected to break later this week.

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