A recent report published by the First Street Foundation found soon the heat index could surpass 125 degrees in much of Texas. The study was first reported by our media partners with the Texas Tribune. The increase in the heat index is a result of climate change.

Meteorologist Rich Segal spoke with Erin Douglas from the Texas Tribune about the report and why Austin will soon feel like a desert. You can watch the interview above or read the transcript below to learn more.

Read more from Eric Henrikson and Rich Segal with KXAN here.