Columbia, SC (WLTX)--With temperatures climbing for the past few days and Summer having officially announced it's presence, it shouldn't be a surprise that some official state heat records were broken.
On Friday, both Columbia and Johnston, South Carolina in Edgefield County, posted high temperatures of 113 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
The 113 temperature was recorded at the University of South Carolina. The official reporting station for Columbia, housed at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, recorded a high of 109.
The previous state record was 111 degrees, recorded in Camden in 1954 and Blackville and Calhoun Falls in 1925.