Edmonton weather: It's getting hot and like Legally Blonde turns 20 today

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As the heat warnings continue for the city it’s nice to think of things to do inside that don’t make the house hotter.

Some turn on the AC if they have it, some put a bucket of ice behind their fans as a form of AC, some just think cool thoughts and some go to the basement and watch movies.

In 2001 a comedy hit the screens about an intelligent young woman getting into Harvard Law, not for the best of reasons (she wanted to show her recent ex-boyfriend that she can take things seriously so that he would take her back) but ends up showing all the haters and doubters that while her knowledge of things like you wouldn’t take a shower right after getting a perm may seem silly, in the end, people smarts is just as useful as book smarts and make one hell of a lawyer.

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“You got into Harvard Law?”

“What, like it’s hard?”

If you haven’t seen it give it a watch and if you have seen it before maybe give it a revisit.

And now on to the reminder that it’s going to be hot again.

nmartin@postmedia.com

Today’s forecast

Today: Mainly sunny. High 29. UV index 8 or very high.

Tonight: A few clouds. Low 16.

Tomorrow: Mainly sunny. Wind becoming south 20 km/h near noon. High 32. Humidex 35. UV index 8 or very high.

Sunrise: 5:22 a.m. MDT

Sunset: 9:58 p.m. MDT

Normals

Average High: 23 °C

Average Low: 12 °C

Yesterday

Max: 28.3 °C

Min: 14.4 °C

Total Precipitation: 0.0 mm

On This Day (1996-2019)

Highest temperature: 33.4°C in 2002

Lowest temperature: 6.4°C in 2013

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The Roxy Theatre’s new sign is prepared for installation on its building on 124 Street in Edmonton, on Monday, July 12, 2021. The theatre is being rebuilt after the old Roxy Theatre burned down in 2015. The original theatre first opened in 1938 and it’s original sign was a part of the Edmonton skyline for generations. Photo by Ian Kucerak
The Roxy Theatre’s new sign is prepared for installation on its building on 124 Street in Edmonton, on Monday, July 12, 2021. The theatre is being rebuilt after the old Roxy Theatre burned down in 2015. The original theatre first opened in 1938 and it’s original sign was a part of the Edmonton skyline for generations. Photo by Ian Kucerak
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A duckling looks for food at Rundle Park in Edmonton, on Monday, July 12, 2021. Photo by Ian Kucerak
A couple and their dog cool their feet in the North Saskatchewan River near Gold Bar Park on a hot day in Edmonton, on Monday, July 12, 2021. Photo by Ian Kucerak
A couple and their dog cool their feet in the North Saskatchewan River near Gold Bar Park on a hot day in Edmonton, on Monday, July 12, 2021. Photo by Ian Kucerak
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Got a fish on the line but how do I get it out of the water. A man has a fish on his line but lost it along the Whitemud Creek steep banks which empties into the North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton, July 12, 2021. Ed Kaiser/Postmedia
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