Historic heat records broken throughout the Bay Area


The sun sets behind power lines in Los Angeles, California on September 3, 2020, ahead of a heatwave to arrive September 4 through the Labour Day weekend prompting a statewide flex alert. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Heat records are being shattered all throughout the Bay Area on Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

San Francisco hit 100 degrees as of 2:45 p.m., and the last time SF hit 100F was September 2, 2017.

The city of San Jose hit 103 degrees as of 1:55 p.m., breaking the previous daily record of 100 degrees set in 1923.

The National Weather Service also reported the city of Oakland hit 97 degrees at 1:30 p.m., breaking a previous record set in 1979 of 95 degrees.

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Hot temperatures are expected over the Labor Day weekend with little relief due to warm overnight lows, according to NWS.

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