The National Weather Service forecasts the Red Bank-area temperature will peak at about 94 degrees Thursday afternoon.
Wunderground, our new favorite weather service, forecasts a high of 97 degrees around 3 p.m.
The Weather Channel says 98 by 4 p.m.
Does it matter if we break three digits? Will it put an end to the oppressive question, “Hot enough for you?”
Electrical service was out for some customers of First Energy Corp. parent of JCP&L in Fair Haven and Rumson this morning as temperatures were expected to crest at nearly 100 degrees.
As of 6:30a, First Energy’s online outage map indicated fewer than 500 homes without power, but doesn’t specify if that’s the total per town or collectively in the region.