Hazardous temperatures persist every afternoon, adding to what is on track to become a historically unprecedented August in terms of records. High temperatures continue to reach the 100s, with heat indices soaring into the 120s.
I trust you’re prepared for the ninth consecutive day of temperatures surpassing 100 degrees Fahrenheit in Corpus Christi. Once more, yesterday’s conditions are replaying.
Persistent gusty winds persist in aiding the movement of humidity – along with elevated heat indices – towards inland areas. The perceived temperatures range approximately from 110 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit.
The brisk onshore breeze is set to persist, leading to unsettled bay waters. When combined with 4-foot waves and extended wave intervals, this will elevate the danger of rip currents along our shorelines. It’s essential to observe necessary safety measures, such as staying hydrated and applying sunscreen.