Brazos Valley's first HEAT ADVISORY of 2020 issued for Tuesday
The National Weather Service has issued the first
of the year for a majority of the Brazos Valley Tuesday.
Officially, this advisory will be in effect between noon and 7pm.
Heat index values -- what it will feel like in the shade -- are expected between 100° and 103° as early as noon Tuesday. As peak afternoon heat places area thermometers in the upper 90s to around 100°, it will feel more like 107° - 112°.
Residents are urged to utilize air conditioning, if accessible, as much as possible. It is urged to hold outdoor activities for the evening or another day -- otherwise, find shade and properly hydrate during these heat advisory hours.
Tuesday's record high for the day (June 9th) in Bryan-College Station is 100°, first set in 1917, then tied in 1948. The forecast is currently to break and set a new record at 101°.