The hottest temperatures of the year are coming next week in Texarkana.

We have had it pretty easy so far this summer temps have been in the lower 90;s  and nighttime temps have been pretty mild so far. But it looks like we will get our first really hot weather next week with temperatures forecast to be in the upper 90s near 100 by the end of the week.

Just to give you an idea of the upcoming heat, the usual average temperature for Texarkana in July is 93 daytime with nighttime temperatures around 73. The hottest temperature in Texarkana in July was 107.1 which was recorded in 2012.

Wes Spicher Townsquare Media
Wes Spicher Townsquare Media

As you can see in the picture from my weather app, they are calling for temperatures near 97 on Sunday. But the rest of the week looks like a scorcher with high temperatures in the upper 90s all week with a chance of rain on Friday. Keep in mind with our humidity means that the heat index will be 105 or greater so make sure to keep those plants and your pets cool and with plenty of water.

Remember that these temperatures are measured in the shade and of course the temperature in the sun is much hotter. Please make sure to take extra precautions if you work outdoors and make sure that you don't leave kids and pets in a hot car.

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