With the city gripped in a heat wave, Mayor Tom Menino issued a heat advisory for the city on Friday.
With temperatures expected to reach the low 100s and upper 90s, Massachusetts is taking steps this week to combat the heat and urging residents to stay cool.
Dangerous heat, unlike anything we have experienced in nearly a year, is on the way. Heat advisories will likely be issued for both Wednesday and Thursday.
Major concerns over extreme heat forced the Boston Athletic Association to take an unprecedented step on Saturday.