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.
Austin-Mabry hit over 100 degrees for the 17th time this year.
Today's use of power in Texas broke the July record at 2 p.m. and continues to climb. ERCOT reports no problems meeting demand.— Austin Energy (@austinenergy) July 20, 2017
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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