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Oklahoma City One Of Hottest This Summer

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Oklahoma City is ranked one of the top five hottest cities in the country this summer. Oklahoma City is ranked one of the top five hottest cities in the country this summer.

LaShauna Sewell, News9.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- A website has ranked Oklahoma City as one of the five hottest cities in the nation this summer.

Thedailybeast.com compiled a list using data from the National Weather Service. Oklahoma City ranked number two, while Tulsa came in at number four.

The ranking is not surprising considering Oklahoma City has reached 100 degrees or above 33 days this summer. The record was set back in 1980 with 50 days of 100-degree or above temperatures.

The top five hottest cities in the country this summer are:

  1. Lubbock, Texas
  2. Oklahoma City
  3. Raleigh, NC
  4. Tulsa
  5. Austin, Texas

See the full list of Summer's Hottest Cities

This summer, six people have died in Oklahoma from heat-related illnesses. The News 9 Weather team warns the temperature could reach 105 degrees Wednesday, raising the risk of heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. If you must spend time outdoors, be sure to drink lots of water and monitor yourself for symptoms of heat-related illnesses.

See the symptoms of heat-related illnesses

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