Austin breaks record for July power usage

AUSTIN, Texas — Austinites broke the record for power used in the month of July on Thursday.

Austin Energy says the record was broken at 2 in the afternoon, and continued to climb.

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Austin-Mabry hit over 100 degrees for the 17th time this year.

Temperatures sat in the upper 90s and low 100s, but the humidity made it feel more like 105.

Are we in for another record-breaker today?

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