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Update on the ongoing heat wave over Spain and Portugal – August 2, 2018

Saturday, August 4

Saturday will likely be the hottest day of this heat wave. The hottest regions again the southern half of Portugal and SW Spain. Daytime highs up to 46-48 °C appear likely. Under particularly favourable conditions some locations could potentially go even slightly higher.

Sunday, August 5

Will be less hot than Sunday. While still several days ahead, various models agree that temperatures will likely be a degree or two lower, particularly in SW Spain (e.g. 44-46 °C).

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