Daytona Beach hits 100 degrees for the first time since August 1999 amid Florida heatwave

Daytona Beach hit 100 degrees Thursday afternoon, which tied the daily record set back in 1999.

The official temperature reached 100 degrees around 3 p.m. The last time Daytona Beach had triple-digit heat was August 2, 1999 – 23 years ago!

It was one of a number of cities and towns that tied or broke heat-related records Thursday. Orlando, Vero Beach, Melbourne, Jacksonville, and Craig Airport also tied or set new heat records.

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