Monday, July 18, 2016

Hot Week Ahead!

The data is in agreement that a strong upper-level ridge will cover a large part of the United State this week. Widespread 95°-100° is likely in Region 8. The above graphic shows the placement of the upper-high mid-week.

In addition to high temperatures, the dewpoints will also be high. This will lead to heat indices between 105°-112°. Here are the projected heat indices on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday across Region 8:
You've likely lived here long enough to know how to take care of yourself, but don't forget those that can't remember the steps they need to take to stay cool. Check on the elderly, kids, and pets. Check the app for the current temperature and heat index through the week. Have a great week and stay cool.


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