Jason Michaud stays hydrated while sunning himself in Portland's Monument Square on Monday. The National Weather Service's Gray office announced Wednesday Portland broke a July 4th record with temperatures that reached 92 degrees. Credit: Troy R. Bennett

According to the National Weather Service’s Gray office, the city of Portland reached a new high temperature for the Fourth of July as the thermometer at the Portland International Jetport hit 92 degrees around noontime.

Seth Koenig

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