Summer means different things to different people in different parts of the country. It could be relaxing by the pool, soaking up the sun at the beach, or cruising with the top down. Here, though, every Houstonian is trying to do just one thing: survive.
In a city notorious for its killer rays and unrelenting humidity, it can seem impossible to escape the triple-digit heat—which is only going to keep rising. But don't fret: We've found the best warm-weather saviors to keep you calm, cool, and collected all summer long. Stash these in your purse, car, or medicine cabinet, and you'll make it out okay.