FAWD- Extreme heat across the South Plains

Published: Aug. 18, 2023 at 8:09 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 18, 2023 at 12:47 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - As the high pressure zone and associated ridge settles overhead today, temps soar, reaching and potentially exceeding our FAWD criteria of 105 degrees here in Lubbock.

Heat Advisory Today
Heat Advisory Today(KCBD)

Highs higher off of the caprock, expecting again to reach around 110. It is very important for those outdoors for any length of time today to take frequent shade or AC breaks and drink ample amounts of water.

Highs Today
Highs Today(KCBD)

Temps improve very slightly as the pattern moves east, dropping to 102 for Saturday, 100 for Sunday. Starting next work week, highs ride the upper 90s, dropping drastically to the low 90s Wednesday with some slight rain chances.

7 Day Forecast
7 Day Forecast(KCBD)
Hydration Tips
Hydration Tips(KCBD)