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Hot temperatures to stay above average this week

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Posted at 4:51 AM, Jul 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-06 05:51:24-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — A Heat Advisory is in effect from 1 p.m.. to 7 p.m. Monday for heat indices up to 114 degrees.

Temperatures will stay above average this week and get hotter as we head toward the weekend as high pressure aloft strengthens, keeping us in a hot, mainly dry weather pattern.

There is an isolated rain chance Tuesday as moisture increases and a weak upper-level wave moves through but most areas will stay dry.

Tropical Storm Edouard formed Sunday in the Atlantic but is not affecting any landmasses as it heads northeast.

There is also a tropical disturbance in the northern Gulf near the Florida panhandle which could develop in the next 5 days. It is forecast to move to the northeast.

Monday will be mostly sunny, hot and humid with highs at 96 in Corpus Christi to 100 in our inland areas and near 90 at the coast with south winds at 10-20 mph. Heat indices will reach 108-114 this afternoon.

Monday night will stay warm with lows in the upper 70s to near 80 with southeast winds at 6-13 mph.

There is an isolated shower or t-storm chance Tuesday with partly cloudy skies and a high of 95 and so