Extended Heatwave Looming with Oppressive Heat Index Values

A¬†heatwave is looming with several days of triple digit heat – both in observed temperatures and with heat index values. Obviously, heat isn’t unusual for a Texas summer. However, this upcoming pattern looks like it will support an extended period of hot and relatively dry weather. It isn’t the day-time temperatures that can cause problems in the long-run, it is the lack of overnight recovery. Low temperatures just before sunrise from Thursday onward into next week look to range from the middle 70s to middle 80s. That means temperatures will remain in the 80s with heat index values in...

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