An excessive heat warning remains in effect this evening across most of East Texas. Heat indices today have reached over 110° in many locations as today has turned out to be the hottest day of 2020 so far. We are looking at a slight cool down this week, but it will remain hot.
Be sure to stay hydrated and find some shade if you are going to spend time outdoors. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.
For more on when we can expect some rain chances to return to the region, catch the full forecast right here!
It will remain muggy and warm all night long. The winds will stay light out of the south and expect mostly clear skies. Overnight lows will drop down to the upper 70s.
More sunshine continues for the day on Tuesday. High temps will stay in the upper 90s, with "feels like" temps around 105°. The winds still stay light out of the south and rain chances are highly unlikely.
Hot and muggy weather remains in the forecast with mostly sunny skies. There is a possibility for a bit more cloud cover to move in later on during the day, which will help keep temps a tad cooler. High temps will remain in the mid to upper 90s, with "feels like" temps in the low to mid 100s.
We'll get a brief "cooldown" on Thursday, with high temps in the mid 90s. We'll keep the mostly sunny skies with winds coming in from the south.
To start the weekend, hot and humid weather will remain in the forecast. We'll have mostly sunny skies, with a light wind from the south. Temps will be in the upper 90s.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY:
Going to continue to see mostly sunny skies with high temperatures reaching the mid 90's. As of now rain chances look quite slim through the weekend. Some showers look to return towards the middle of next week.
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