By James Clark | email
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - 106 degrees. That's how hot it got in Lubbock Wednesday officially at the airport. Lubbock broke the all-time record high for July 8th, which was 103 degrees set back in 1998. The heat index in Lubbock, which is the combination of heat and humidity, was also 103 degrees. It was almost dangerous enough for a heat advisory according to the National Weather Service.
The NWS says the heat index might be dangerous enough Thursday to go ahead and issue a heat advisory. Newschannel 11 did some checking and here's how you can stay safe from the heat.
It's not just people. he heat can be dangerous for pets as well.
And finally, here's how to protect your plants.
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