Summer is hot and getting hotter as temperatures will continue to rise the rest of this week with potentially record-breaking temperatures on Saturday.
The National Weather Service is predicting a high temperature of 100 that day. Add intense humidity, and it will feel more like 104 degrees, said David Martin, weather service meteorologist.
The record high for the York area for July 7 is 101 degrees, Martin said.
Temperatures have been running about 10 degrees above normal, and that trend will continue until Monday, when a high of 84 degrees is forecast.
The average temperatures for this time of year are a high of 85 and a low of 66, Martin said.
Between now and then, expect a high in the mid-90s on Friday, Saturday's triple digit forecast and a slight cooling to about 90 degrees on Sunday.
There's a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms Thursday night and a 30 percent chance on Saturday and Sunday nights, according to the weather service.
Senior centers: As a result of the high temperatures, several local senior centers have extended their hours to offer a haven from the heat for elderly
---Dillsburg Senior Activity Center, 1 N. Second St. in Dillsburg, and the Golden Visions Senior Community Center, 250 Fame Ave., Hanover, will be open until 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
---Susquehanna Senior Center, 2427 Craley Road, Wrightsville, will be open until 8 p.m. Thursday and 4 p.m. Friday.
---Windy Hill Senior Center, 50 N. East St., Suite 2, Spring Grove, will be open until 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
---Delta Senior Center, 5 Pendyrus Street, Delta, open until 6 p.m. Thursday and 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
---Red Land Senior Center, 736 Wyndamere Road, Lewisberry, open until 4 p.m. today and Friday
---Heritage Senior Center, 3700 Davidsburg Road, Dover, open until 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
---Golden Visions Senior Community Center, 250 Fame Avenue, Hanover, open until 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday
---Extended hours will be implemented on an as-needed basis at York Community S.E.N.I.O.R.S., 1251 W. King St., West York.
"We have certain people that hang out anyway, and they're the ones that are staying late," said Susan Jones, executive director at York Community S.E.N.I.O.R.S. "We have not had anyone come in that normally doesn't.
"If they have air conditioning, they want to stay home, they don't want to come out in the heat," Jones said. "They pretty much stay home, which with some of their health conditions is what they're supposed to be doing."
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