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National Weather Service issues heat warning as hot weather washes over Treasure Valley

VALE – As temperatures rise close to the 100s early Thursday morning, the National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for the Treasure Valley through Saturday night for temperatures between 100 and 107 degrees.

The weather service warning comes as the rest of the state braces for high temperatures as well.

On Tuesday, Governor Kate Brown issued a state of emergency in 25 Oregon counties for predictions of high heat from July 25-31.

The declaration did not include Malheur County.

David Groenert, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Boise, said the local area will see above normal temperatures with new records set in some places over the next seven days.

“Normal for this time of year is the low to mid 90s,” said Groenert.

How long the high temperatures are hard to determine, he . . .