The excessive heat we've experienced this week is setting new records for the month of October. Forecasters with the National Weather Service said the Tuesday, October 1st high of 94-degrees was the hottest temperature recorded in central Ohio for October since 2007, when a high of 91-degrees was recorded.
The heat is causing at least one school district in the south-central Ohio area to cancel classes. The Westfall Local School District announced Wednesday afternoon that it will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, October 3rd, due to the heat.
Forecasters say we should begin to see some cooler temperatures move into the area between Thursday and Friday. It's anticipated to be a roughly 20-degree drop in temperatures with highs over the weekend expected in the upper 60s.