Upper Macungie and the rest of the Lehigh Valley are in the throes of another heat wave and today could bring the highest temperature of the week - 96 degrees as predicted by the National Weather Service.
Watch out for a heat index (temperature plus humidity) of 100 Tuesday afternoon.
Residents are urged to against heat stroke and check on elderly/infirm neighbors.
The heat wave in the first week of July claimed three people including who lived near Fogelsville in Weisenberg Township.
Temperatures should fall back to the mid-80s for Thursday through Sunday, with nighttime lows in the 60s.