Wipe that brow, Austin: Relief from triple-digit heat is here
Keep in mind before reading on: Cooler is a relative term.
That said, Central Texans pining for double-digit temperatures are in for an ever-so-modest reprieve. National Weather Service forecasts call for a balmy 92-degree high Wednesday in Austin, with scattered showers across the region. Temperatures the rest of the week should be in the mid- to upper 90s during the day and drop into the 70s (remember what that feels like?) at night, according to the weather service.
This reprieve follows a weekend in which temperatures in Austin reached 107 on Saturday and 106 on Sunday. Those were the hottest days since 2013, Lower Colorado River Authority meteorologist Bob Rose said. Monday’s mere 99-degree high broke a streak of 13 consecutive days of triple-digit temperatures.
“If you’re like me, you’re glad July is behind
Rick Turley cools off as he floats down a fast-moving portion of the San Marcos River at Rio Vista Park on Tuesday. Austin’s forecast calls for a high of 92 degrees Wednesday with scattered showers across the region.