While protecting his head from the triple digit heat index, Blake Coldiron, Morgan Co., drank a bottle of water as he and his fellow paving crew members put down fresh asphalt on Todds Road outside of Man O War Blvd. in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, August 11, 2010. The fresh asphalt was around 400 degrees. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
While protecting his head from the triple digit heat index, Blake Coldiron, Morgan Co., drank a bottle of water as he and his fellow paving crew members put down fresh asphalt on Todds Road outside of Man O War Blvd. in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, August 11, 2010. The fresh asphalt was around 400 degrees. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
While protecting his head from the triple digit heat index, Blake Coldiron, Morgan Co., drank a bottle of water as he and his fellow paving crew members put down fresh asphalt on Todds Road outside of Man O War Blvd. in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday, August 11, 2010. The fresh asphalt was around 400 degrees. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

Today, it's official: Lexington's summer is hotter than normal

August 12, 2010 12:00 AM

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