BOSTON (WHDH) - Massachusetts could see its first heat wave of the year next week.

Temperatures are expected to exceed 90 degrees on Sunday, with the heat sticking around at least through midweek.

A heat wave is defined as three or more days of 90-degree or higher temperatures.

Communities away from the coastline are projected to hit a heat wave on Tuesday, according to 7NEWS Meteorologist Chris Lambert.

This would be one of the earliest heat waves in Boston if it materializes in the city.

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