Monday's heat index reaches the danger zone

Chance for pop up showers and thunderstorms continues all week

By Britta Merwin - Meteorologist , Jenelle Shriner - News Executive Producer

HOUSTON - Monday's high temperature is expected to be 96, but the heat index will bring temperatures around 105.  

"That's the kind of heat where if you're elderly or a child, you shouldn't spend more than 15 minutes outside without taking a break," says Local 2 Meteorologist Britta Merwin.

There's also a chance for pop up showers and thunderstorms Monday afternoon.  Rain chances increase throughout the week. 

A cold front that will bring 60 and 70 degree temperatures to some states will make its way to Texas Tuesday. The front is only expected to drop temperatures by a few degrees. 

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