Friday's high temp in Beijing (according to The Weather Channel): 85 degrees. Humidity (at 8:30 a.m. local time): 64 percent.
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Pollution has been a major issue heading into the Summer Olympics in Beijing. How will it be during the Games from now until its Aug. 24 conclusion? Our staff in China will provide daily updates on the conditions.