Just when cool summer nights offered some proof that the season was ready to transition into chilly fall days — another near record-breaking temperature is expected for Thursday.
The record high for this date in Milwaukee is 96. Waukesha's expected to hit 96 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
Humidity levels are expected to be low throughout the afternoon, the weather service said, which lowers the heat's "deadly afftects."
On Friday, Waukesha has a high of 90.
Children or pets should not be left in vehicles in such extreme temperatures. The elderly must take extra precautions in the hot weather. Read more on Patch.