Chief Meteorologist Travis Herzog ways feels-like temperatures could rise up to 113 degrees, so be sure to stay hydrated and limit your time outdoors during peak heating.
Actual high temperatures will climb to the upper 90s and low 100s. It's the muggy air that will push the heat index to a dangerous level.
The dangerous heat wave will continue through at least Wednesday, and then the heat ridge will move far enough away to bring highs back into the mid 90s. Any outdoor activity should be done early in the day if possible before we reach peak temperatures.
By Thursday, Travis says deeper moisture currently over Louisiana will start pushing into southeast Texas. This will bring back some cloud cover to help provide a little shade. Then on Friday, the deepest moisture will arrive, bringing back a chance for those cooling afternoon downpours we look forward to in the summertime.
Now we don't want to get your hopes up too much as it's only a 30% chance you'll get a shower or thunderstorm, but it'll be nice to see a little color on the radar. Rain chances drop back down to 20% for the weekend, but we're back to a more typical summertime pattern after the weekend with a 30% chance for a daily downpour.
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