9/27/11 (AEIN) Despite the official start of the autumn season, temperatures reached 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 C) in many cities across the state of Texas on Monday. Weather forecasters generally predicted that highs would be slightly lower in the days to come.
Austin reported a high of 103F, while Corpus Christi and San Antonio both hit one-hundred degrees. San Angelo reached 99F and Waco recorded a high of 101. Houston's weather wasn't quite as hot, with 97 the day's hottest temperature. Lubbock reported a high of 91F.
Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service on Tuesday morning called for highs of 101 in Austin, 96 in Brownsville, 97 in Corpus Christi, 96 in Houston and 89 in Lubbock on Tuesday. Temperatures may decrease somewhat by Wednesday in Waco and San Angelo.