The records kept falling this week. According to WWIC owner Greg Bell, he recorded Thursday’s high temperature at 100 degrees.

That marked the first time ever 100 degrees has been recorded in October and also surpassed the record high of 98 degrees on Tuesday.

The first three days of October are now the hottest on record in October. Wednesday’s high was 97 degrees.

WHNT Chief Meteorologist Jason Simpson says it’s time for some change.

“We will get some cooler weather, but it will come in phases,” said Simpson.

Simpson said it will remain hot today, but Sunday could be different.

“The cold front gets close enough to increase the coverage of scattered storms,” said Simpson. “Sunday night into Monday there is some legitimate, widespread rain is expected that is followed by a real October cool down.”

Simpson said daytime highs Monday should be in the mid to upper 70s.

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