Despite the beginning of June 2016 being on the cool side, an intense heat wave is set to hit West Michigan Friday and Saturday (June 10-11) that will approach long-standing records.

Kalamazoo Heat

The high temperature forecast for Saturday in Kalamazoo is 90 according to WeatherUnderground. The record high temperature for June 11 at Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) is 94 set back in 1956.

Grand Rapids Heat

In Grand Rapids similar heat is forecast with a projected high of 91 while the record for the day at Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) was, like Kalamazoo, set in 1956 when the high temperature reached 93.