Update 4:30 p.m.: According to WeatherBug, it is 103º in Capitola at 4:30 p.m. topping Intellicast's reported all-time high of 102º in Capitola on Oct. 1 set in 1965.
Original Report: Mid-afternoon temperatures in Capitola have reached 97º and could stay that high until 4 p.m.
According to Intellicast.com, the average high for Oct. 1 in Capitola is 75º, with the highest temperature ever recorded on this date hitting 102º in 1965.
Last year on Oct. 1, Capitola hit a high of 76º and a low of 59º.
Let this serve as a friendly reminder not to travel with your dogs today if you plan on leaving them in the car. Temperatures inside parked cars can rise quickly in a matter of minutes.