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Hot again Friday, cooler for the weekend

Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 2:35 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Hot temperatures will return to the area on Friday, but cooler on Saturday and Sunday.

Once again afternoon temperatures will soar to near or above 100 degrees over the South Plains. When you add unusually high humidity, temperatures could feel as hot as 105 to 110 degrees in some areas.

Here are some safety tips for the west Texas heat:

Drink extra water

Wear wide-brimmed hat and loose light colored clothing

Seek out shade and air conditioning when possible

Check back seat of vehicles for people, pets and electronic equipment

Check on elderly and those most likely to be affected by the heat.

Flush water hose before spraying water on people and plants.

The weekend will be slightly cooler, with highs in the 90s.

There is also a slight chance of some isolated storms Saturday and Sunday evening.

Temps will continue to decrease slightly into early next week.

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