FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE:
Heat Advisory in effect from 2 PM through 7 PM today.
Area of Concern:
Areas along and east of Interstate 35 and portions of the Rio Grande plains.
Threats & Impacts:
Temperatures: Highs ranging from 100 to 106.
Heat Indices: Heat index values ranging from the 108 to 111.
Impacts: Increased risk of heat-related illnesses including Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke.
Timing and Overview:
Heat indices are expected to reach 108 to 111 degrees during the afternoon hours today, and again on Thursday and Friday. The hottest conditions are expected over areas along and east of I-35, including much of the metro areas of Austin and San Antonio today. The heat will expand into portions of the Hill Country on Thursday. Additional Heat Advisories will likely be required on Thursday and Friday.