WEATHER ALERT: Meteorologists warn Austinites of high temps – News – Austin American-Statesman


Sunday forecast for Austin: Central Texans heading outdoors Sunday afternoon should remember to take frequent breaks in the shade or in air conditioning while an excessive heat warning is in effect, meteorologists say.

The National Weather Service forecast calls for a hot and sunny Sunday afternoon with a high near 103. South, southwest winds will blow at 5 mph in the afternoon.

Heat advisories and excessive heat warnings will cover most of Central Texas Sunday while many areas reach highs of 103 to 106 degrees. Some locations along the Rio Grande will reach 108 to 110, according to meteorologists.

The excessive heat advisory will remain in Austin from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m., according to the weather service.

“Remember to practice heat safety,” meteorologists said in a statement. “Stay hydrated and take frequent breaks in the shade or air conditioning. Limit strenuous outdoor activities, check up on the elderly, sick and those without air conditioning and never leave kids or pets unattended in vehicles.”

Sunday evening will be mostly clear with a low around 78 degrees, the forecast says. South winds will blow around 5 to 10 mph at night.

Check out your extended forecast below from the weather service:

Monday: Sunny and hot with a high near 104 degrees. Heat index values as high as 109 degrees. South winds will blow at 5 to 10 mph. Mostly clear at night with a low around 76 degrees.

Tuesday: Sunny and hot with a high near 103 degrees. South winds blowing at 5 to 10 mph with gusts as high as 20 mph. Mostly clear at night with a low around 76 degrees. South winds blowing at around 10 mph at night with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny and hot with a high near 101 degrees. South winds blowing at 5 to 10 mph with gusts as high as 20 mph. Mostly clear at night with a low around 76 degrees.

Thursday: Sunny and hot with a high near 100 degrees. Mostly clear at night with a low around 76 degrees.

Friday: Sunny with a high near 98 degrees. Mostly clear at night with a low around 76 degrees.

Saturday: Mostly sunny with a high near 97 degrees.



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