Hot temperatures in the Southwest U.S.

Heat is building once again into the Southwest. Temperatures over 100 degrees can be expected in the Desert Southwest through most of this week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West on Tuesday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Waco, Waco Regional Airport (KACT)

Lat: 31.62°NLon: 97.23°WElev: 515ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 5:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Whitney TX

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 99. Light north northwest wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east northeast  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 97. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 95. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 97. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 97 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 99. Light north northwest wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east northeast in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 97. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 95. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 97. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 98.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 98.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Whitney TX
 31.89°N 97.35°W (Elev. 545 ft)
3:58 am CDT Jun 28, 2016
6am CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 4, 2016
 
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