Youngsters play in the spray of an open fire hydrant at the corner of Walnut and Michigan streets Thursday.
Toledo’s heat today has broken the record for the date.
The temperature at Toledo Express Airport reached 102 degrees at 3:59 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. That broke the June 28 record of 101, set in 1934.
As of 5 p.m., the local reading was at 101.
It is the first 100-degree plus day this year, and only the second in Toledo since 1995.
Triple-digit temperatures have been reported throughout the region as a heat wave that has baked the Great Plains for several days moved into the Great Lakes area.
Slightly cooler temperatures, in the mid-90s, are forecast for Friday.