Temple Fire & Rescue quickly responded Thursday afternoon to a lightning strike at a home in the 1100 block of Emerald Gate Drive, Fire Chief Mitch Randles said.
Tropical Storm Gordon is strengthening and should hit the central U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane late Tuesday before moving over the lower Mississippi Valley on Wednesday.
This is not a drill. There’s a cold front on the way.
But don’t dig out the jackets. The National Weather Service predicts high temperatures will drop to around 95 degrees.
It continues to be a busy, hot summer for Central Texas firefighters, but at least one of the large wildfires, in northwest Coryell County, is coming to an end, according to officials on Wednesday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Scorching heat was spreading Friday across much of the South, where temperatures are expected to soar over 100 degrees and persist into next week.
The National Weather Service has issued a "hazardous weather outlook" Tuesday for portions of Central Texas. Areas under the outlook include Lampasas,Coryell, Bell, and Milam counties.