There was a record Breaking heat wave across Western North Carolina over the weekend. The 97 degree temperature recorded at the Asheville Airport yesterday broke the record for July 1st set back in 1954. Records were also broken Sunday in Greenville, S.C., which hit a high of 107; Knoxville, Tenn., with a high of 105; and Charlotte, where the high temperature was 104. Charlotte recorded its highest temperature ever at 104 degrees Saturday, and daily highs were set at 98 degrees in Asheville and 104 degrees in Wilmington. Even Grandfather Mountain reported its hottest temperature ever Saturday at 84 degrees at the Mile High Swinging Bridge, breaking the old record of 83 degrees from August 1983. The normal summer time temperature at Grandfather Mountain is in the low 70s.