hey sharon, im located inToronto , and mine does the same thing, its a hair past half, its very common. if your located in Toronto lemme know , i can hook you up with a good mechanic.
also welcome to the forums
Thank you all for your help. I am located in Saskatchewan actually, but I do drive to Calgary and Edmonton quite frequently. It's great to know that a bit past half is normal for temperature....whew, I was worried for a bit there.