HOUSTON WEATHER: Heat index could hit 112° Thursday, Heat Advisory in effect

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A dangerous combination of heat and humidity is coming to Houston Thursday. A Heat Advisory will go into effect for all of southeast Texas at 9 a.m. and expire at 7 p.m.

Chief Meteorologist Travis Herzog says triple-digit-heat will expand across Texas, pushing our highs into the upper 90s. Heat index values could reach 112-degrees, putting us into a heat danger zone.



The heat will abate some this weekend and Monday as scattered downpours cool off some Houston area neighborhoods. After the storms clear out, Travis says a thick cloud of dust from African's Sahara Desert will turn the sky hazy gray for a few days next week.

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Elita says it's going to feel like it's at least 105 degrees with a dangerous combination of heat and humidity.



RADAR MAPS:
Southeast Texas
Houston
Harris County
Galveston County

Montgomery/Walker/San Jacinto/Polk/Grimes Counties
Fort Bend/Wharton/Colorado Counties
Brazoria/Matagorda Counties


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