Record highs for Thursday were recorded in the month of December. At Houston IAH, it was measured at 85°. At Houston Hobby, it will be 87°.
The afternoon high in Houston for Friday is expected to reach 85°. Normal highs for Houston on this day is 66°.
Houston gets a break from the heat this weekend as a cold front rolls through late Friday night. Friday night into Saturday morning, it will bring some showers and potentially some embedded thunderstorms. Weekend temperatures will be near or a little below seasonal averages.
This cooler break does not look exceptionally strong, nor does it look like it will last very long. The warmup returns early next week. Here is a look at your 7-day forecast.