UPDATE: The official high temperature was 100 degrees today. It has been the hottest day of 2013.
The temperature hit 97 degrees at about 12:50 today, equaling the record high for today in Marion County. That record was set in 1953. We’re expected to break the temperature at some point today as it continues to warm up through the afternoon. KNIA/KRLS will let you know more about record temperature as it becomes official.