In this time of year, we are coming across some hot heat. But this year it’s even hotter. In Del Rio, Texas it’s got up to 112 degrees being the hottest temperature ever recorded in the history of Del Rio.
In San Antonio, Texas it hit 107 degrees being recorded the hottest temperature in the month of July. In New Orleans l, it reached 99 degrees with humidity being 118 degrees. That’s pretty hot! That was the daily high that was broken this week.
There are 10 states from New Mexico to Florida that are under extreme heat advisories. On the west coast, there are wildfires like in Evergreen, Colorado with there being more than 1,000 homes being evacuated, due to the Elephant Butte Fire. The West Fire in southern Utah burned 1,184 acres with there being evacuations yesterday. The Mineral Fire burned 1,000 acres in Fresno County, California.
There have been Red Flag Warnings and Fire weather watches issued from California to Colorado. The biggest thing we have to worry about is that the winds could spread fires changing the direction in which they’re burning. Due to the high and dry vegetation, it’s causing the fires to be even worse.