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The Bay Area Could Set a Record for the hottest date of the summer

The Bay Area Could Set a Record for the hottest date of the summer

Heat wave reaches ‘the tail end’ in Southern California

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Photos: Photos: The heat wave continues in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 7, 2013. The city of Sacramento, which has been hit by the hottest four consecutive days on record, is now at its most “like summer all year long” according to officials. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) less Photos: Photos: The heat wave continues in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 7, 2013. The city of Sacramento, which has been hit by the hottest four consecutive days on record, is now at its most “like summer all year… more Photo: Rich Pedroncelli, Associated Press Photo: Rich Pedroncelli, Associated Press Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Heat wave hits ‘the tail end’ in Southern California 1 / 1 Back to Gallery

When it comes to heat, Southern California has no shortage of heat.

On one day in particular, that’s definitely the case.

On the final day of summer in the Bay Area, the heat wave has reached its zenith.

High temperatures have topped 95 degrees in some parts of the region, including parts of Oakland, Berkeley and the East Bay.

“It’s been hot and blisteringly hot today,” said Dr. Joseph Foyt, a professor of medicine at the University of California, Davis.

“We are still in the low 90s, but we’re a little closer to 100 degrees,” Foyt said.

And the Bay Area may be on course for a record high temperature this weekend.

“We’re likely to set a record for the hottest date,” he said. “It’s not an exact science, but it’s close.”

The highest temperatures on record in the Bay Area include:

Friday — 98 for

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