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Hottest summer ever: July follows May, June with record heat

(Tracy B)

This summer has been the hottest on record for Austin as May, June and now July have broken the all-time record for warmest average temperature.

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Temperature check: Austin and other cities breaking heat records this week


It’s been a harsh summer around the globe and it hasn’t skipped Austin, which has been setting high-temperature records galore this year.

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How to know the difference between a local power outage and rolling blackouts

(Eddie Gaspar/The Texas Tribune)

Last week, Texans were asked twice to voluntarily conserve energy at home as record demand put stress on the power grid.

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