Heat Advisory Extended through Sunday Evening

By: Rodney Harris Email
By: Rodney Harris Email

A Heat Advisory has been extended for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Madison, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller and Washington counties until 7:00 p.m. Sunday evening. The initial advisory was set to expire Friday evening.

A Heat Advisory is issued when heat index temperatures are expected to reach 108 degrees, or when low temperatures are forecast to drop to 80 degrees or warmer.

The preliminary low for Bryan/College Station Thursday morning was 81 degrees. Heat index temperatures are forecast to reach 108 degrees for a second straight day Thursday afternoon.

Bryan/College Station set a record high temperature for Wednesday (June 24) at 105 degrees. The previous record for June 24 was 102 degrees set in 1933.

Waco also set a record high at 106. Houston saw its warmest reading ever in June at 104 degrees Wednesday afternoon.

The record high temperature in Bryan/College Station is 100 degrees Thursday (June 25). The forecast high is 104 degrees.

The all-time warmest temperature for Bryan/College Station in June is 107 degrees.

Remember, the official temperature is reported in the shade. It can easily be 10-15 degrees warmer in direct sunlight.

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