Back in the triple digits today through Sunday

Temperatures are climbing. After two days in the upper 90s in Houston, today we’ll heat up to 100 degrees with a heat index of 102-107 degrees. There is a 20% chance to pick up a stray shower or thunderstorm giving us some brief relief from the heat. But no relief from a breeze. The winds will be light out of th west at 5 mph.

Temperatures climb to 100 degrees with a 20% chance of rain (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)

As high pressure strengthens, temperatures range from 100 to 104 degrees through Sunday. We’ll challenge record highs through Saturday. Heat warnings may be issued if the heat index gets to 108 degrees.

Triple digit heat in Houston through Sunday (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)

Fort Bend County is the latest area to issue an outdoor burn ban. These are issued based on the daily water balance of soil moisture. The scale goes from 0 to 800. Zero represents no moisture depletion, and an index of 800 represents absolutely dry conditions. The Fort Bend County index is 665 and is expected to climb above 700 this weekend.

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Fort Bend county is the latest area to issue an outdoor burn ban. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)

There is hope from this unrelenting heat and mostly dry weather. A cold front moves into the state Monday. It may stall near SE Texas. If it does we’ll get widespread rain every day next week with temperatures falling to the lower and mid-90s.

We have a 60% chance of rain Monday. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)

Small chance of rain today. Triple digit temperatures through Sunday with record highs possible. The hope is next week a cold front may bring beneficial rain and lower temperatures slightly starting Monday and lasting through next weekend.

What to expect through Saturday of next week (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)

There is a 0% chance for tropical development the next five days. Make sure you’re prepared for the rest of the season by getting our Hurricane Tracker App.

No tropical development expected in the next five days (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)

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