Record-breaking heat felt in Baton Rouge since Wednesday will likely continue Friday in the Baton Rouge area.
On Wednesday, temperatures reached 100 degrees, breaking the previous record of 95 degrees set in 1998.
On Thursday, temperatures again soared past 100 degrees — reaching a record 101 degrees, according to Barry Keim, state climatologist; and 103 degrees, according to the National Weather Service Forecast Center.
Both marks topped the record of 98 set in 1908.
The forecast for Friday is for temperatures to reach 100 degrees, which would break the record for the day of 96 degrees set back in 1958.