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Hot weather, Saharan Dust returns

The Saharan Dust returns giving us hazy skies.
Warming Weather
Posted at 4:49 AM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-29 10:57:36-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — Hot, sticky, and windy weather will start the workweek.

High pressure aloft will build over South Texas, giving us a mainly dry week with only stray sea breeze showers. Temperatures much of the week will be seasonal, reaching the low 90s in Corpus Christi to the mid to upper 90s inland but the humidity will make it feel hotter with heat indices from 103-110.

The Saharan Dust returns starting Wednesday through Saturday and will give us hazy skies.

Monday, will start off cloudy with a windy afternoon and high temperatures near 90 in Corpus Christi to the mid-90s inland. Southeast winds will increase to 15-25 mph, gusting up to 35 mph. Heat indices will reach 102-107 today.

After a warm, muggy night with lows in the upper 70s, Tuesday looks hot, humid and windy with high temperatures in the lower 90s in Corpus Christi to the mid-90s inland and southeast winds at 15-25 mph, gusting up to 35 mph.

Heat indices will reach 103-110 due to the high humidity.

Wednesday through Friday: Skies will be partly cloudy and hazy due to Saharan Dust moving through. High temperatures will reach the lower 90s in Corpus Christi to the upper 90s inland with heat indices from 103-110 each day. It won't be as windy Friday with southeast winds staying under 18 mph.

Independence Day will be a typical hot, sticky summer day in the Coastal Bend with south-southeast winds under 15 mph and heat indices from 101-109. It looks dry and warm with partly cloudy skies in the evening.