Salt Lake Valley residents look to beat the high heat

Published: Friday, June 22 2012 2:00 p.m. MDT

Sam Hurtado and his father, Tom, slide down the hill at Popperton Park in Salt Lake City on Thursday, June 21, 2012. An enormous plastic banner, a water hose and dish soap made for a fast ride down the hill. Temperature are expected be in the high 90s the next few days.

Laura Seitz, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — People could be found trying to beat the heat in places like Popperton Park, where many enjoyed sliding down a hill that was covered with a plastic sheet that had water running down it.

Temperatures will be in the high 90s and reach 100 this weekend, and will remain in the 90s next week.

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