Triple digit temperatures in San Antonio break 71-year-old record

Record high for July 29 was 103-degree day in 1946

By Mariah Medina - Digital Journalist, Kaiti Blake - Meteorologist

SAN ANTONIO - A 71-year-old record was broken Saturday after temperatures reached 104 degrees in San Antonio.

Earlier in the week, Metro Health issued a level 2 heat advisory in anticipation heat indexes upward of 108 degrees and air temperatures in excess of 103 degrees.

Saturday marked the tenth consecutive day of 100-degree weather. San Antonio's Department of Human Services opened cooling stations in every quadrant of the city from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and will offer this service through Sunday.

People can cool off at the following locations:

  • Frank Garrett Community Center, 1226 N.W. 18th St.
  • Claude W. Black Community Center, 2805 E. Commerce St.
  • Bob Ross Senior Center, 2219 Babcock Road
  • Southside Lions Senior Center, 3303 Pecan Valley Drive

 

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