MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For the second day in a row, temperatures in Memphis hit 100 degrees on Friday.

That ties a record for June 17 set in 1881, according to the National Weather Service and WREG meteorologist Jim Jaggers.

On Thursday, the temperature in Memphis reached 100 degrees, breaking a nearly 70-year-old record. The old record high for June 16 was 98, set in 1953, he said.

Before this week, the last time Memphis hit 100 degrees was Sept. 16, 2019.

A Heat Advisory will remain in effect through 8 p.m. Saturday for most of the metro Memphis area. This weekend’s temperatures should be a (relatively speaking) more tolerable 90 to 95.