Hot enough for you?
1200 WOAI news reports the official high in San Antonio on Monday was 105 degrees, making it the hottest July 23rd ever, breaking a record set in 1994.
But that doesn't break the record of 106 for the hottest day ever in July, set in 1989, or the hottest day ever in the city, 111 degrees, set on September 5, 2000.
But to the north of us, all time records were set. Austin recorded 110 degrees at Camp Mabry, Llano reported 111 degrees, and Waco set an all time record high for the Central Texas city of 114 degrees.
Meanwhile...for today from the National Weather Servide:
Heat Advisory in effect for Uvalde, Medina, Frio, Bexar, and Atascosa County.
Threats & Impacts:
High Temperatures: Counties in Heat Advisory: 102-104 DegreesHill Country: 97-100 DegreesCoastal Plains: 99-101 DegreesRio Grande Plains: 106-108 Degrees (Criteria is higher for Heat Advisory)
Impacts: Prolonged exposure to this excessive heat could lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion or even heat stroke, especially for areas in the Heat Advisory.
A weak frontal boundary will bring slightly cooler weather for much of the area, but highs near and southwest of San Antonio will remain in the 102-108 degree range and a Heat Advisory has been issued for Uvalde, Medina, Frio, Bexar, and Atascosa County. Heat index values will approach 107 degrees for much of the area and caution must continue to be exercised across all areas today .Take extra precautions if you must work or spend time outside. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing, drink plenty of water, and take frequent breaks, preferably in an air conditioned areas, If possible, reschedule strenuous activities for the morning or late evening hours to avoid the heat of the day.Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes. Look before you lock!
GRAPHIC; NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE