In the coming days, Texas is expected to experience a variety of extreme weather conditions, putting 16 million people at risk across the southern US from Texas to South Carolina on Tuesday.
A severe thunderstorm watch was initially issued for parts of eastern Texas and northern Louisiana, from Tyler, Texas to Shreveport, Louisiana, primarily for large hail and high winds, according to experts.
Areas from Jackson, Mississippi, to Dothan, Alabama, face the greatest threat from very large hail and damaging winds, with a low chance of tornadoes in the area, according to forecasters.
Meteorologists said that the stationary front will bring another round of severe storms from Louisiana to Georgia.
In addition to severe weather, ABC News reports, temperatures are expected to reach triple digits in Texas this week as a heat wave engulfs part of the state.
A heat advisory has been issued for much of South Texas as the heat index, the temperature that It feels like it will skyrocket to over 110 degrees in certain areas, according to forecasters.
Corpus Christi's heat index will hit 112 degrees Wednesday afternoon, while San Antonio's heat index is forecast to hit 106 degrees.
The heat index in Corpus Christi will hit 112 degrees Wednesday in the afternoon, while San Antonio's heat index is forecast to be 106 degrees.
Actual temperatures are forecast to reach as high as 105 degrees in some parts of Texas.
Midland is expected to hit 104 degrees Thursday and Friday, Dallas is projected to hit 102 degrees Friday and Saturday, and San Antonio is projected to hit 105 degrees Friday and 103 degrees Saturday, according to forecasters