Lubbock Deals with Scorching Heat - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/7/03

Lubbock Deals with Scorching Heat

After sweating through record high temperatures on Wednesday, West Texans braced for a double dose of misery. The mercury all but burst through the top of the thermometer. Whether at work, or at play, west Texans were baking on Thursday. "It's gonna be one of the hottest we'll see all year. 110 to 112 isn't it?," said one man.

Mail Carrier Debra not only totting the mail, but plenty of water and even electrolytes. "Actually, today they handed out some pills if we get really hot." Across town at Coronado high's tennis try-outs, it was almost too hot to handle.

For construction workers there is no escape. But others did find ways to beat the heat. Texas water rampage has had big crowds, with 43 straight days of sunshine and no rain.

The entire nation is sweating, but Texas is the bull's eye for the heat. Temperatures in Lubbock just shy of those in Death Valley.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Minneapolis chief resigns after shooting of Australian woman

    Minneapolis chief resigns after shooting of Australian woman

    Saturday, July 22 2017 1:49 AM EDT2017-07-22 05:49:17 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:41 AM EDT2017-07-22 10:41:37 GMT

    Minneapolis police chief says she wants to let 'fresh set of leadership eyes' be in charge of department, resigns amid criticism over shooting of Australian woman who had called 911.

    Minneapolis police chief says she wants to let 'fresh set of leadership eyes' be in charge of department, resigns amid criticism over shooting of Australian woman who had called 911.

  • 149 dogs rescued from dog eating festival

    149 dogs rescued from dog eating festival

    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:22 AM EDT2017-07-22 10:22:19 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:22 AM EDT2017-07-22 10:22:19 GMT

    Humane Society International rescued 149 dogs in all from deplorable conditions.

    Humane Society International rescued 149 dogs in all from deplorable conditions.

  • Spicer out, Sanders and Scaramucci rise in Trump shake-up

    Spicer out, Sanders and Scaramucci rise in Trump shake-up

    Saturday, July 22 2017 3:20 AM EDT2017-07-22 07:20:28 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:10 AM EDT2017-07-22 10:10:26 GMT

    As Sean Spicer prepares to leave White House, Sarah Huckabee Sanders to take over as press secretary and Anthony Scaramucci as head of the presidential communications team.

    As Sean Spicer prepares to leave White House, Sarah Huckabee Sanders to take over as press secretary and Anthony Scaramucci as head of the presidential communications team.

Powered by Frankly