Record heat grills Eugene and the Northwest

Record heat grills Eugene and the Northwest

EUGENE, Ore. - Eugene hit 96 F on June 30, tying the record high temperatures set more than 60 years ago in 1951.

Bellingham, Washington, set a new record with 87, a degree better than the previous record set in 1995.

Hoquiam, Washington, also beat the heat of 1995 by a degree by reaching 82.

Further east, the sun broiled the Columbia River Gorge and Plateau. The Dalles set a new record of 103, beating 101 set in 1995. Pendleton had the hottest June 30 since 1987, beating that year's record 101 by a degree.

In Central Oregon, Redmond tied the record for this date with 97, first set in 2008.

On the Idaho border, the Oregon city of Ontario hit 104 on Saturday, June 29, tying the record set there in 1976.

In the Idaho mountains, the vacation getaway McCall posted 90 F on Saturday, a degree better than the previous record set in 2008.

And Mountain Home Air Force Base east of Boise roasted at 106 on Saturday, breaking the record of 102 set in 1976.