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Flirting With Record-Breaking Temperatures By Thursday

Dan Brounoff
July 17, 2018 - 8:44 am

Dangerous heat continues to build across north Texas.  

Some records may be tied or broken on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Unfortunately, this heat wave will continue through most of this week. 

Heat Advisories are in effect through at least Wednesday.

A Possible Excessive Heat Warning may be issued later this week as well.

Image via National Weather Service

*High Yest: 101; Precip: 0.00” ;YTD Precip: 19.16”; Deficit: 2.21”*

Normal High: 96; Normal Low: 75

Nation’s High: 122 @ Death Valley, CA; Low: 41 @ Naples, ID

Texas State High: 104 @ W-Falls, Waco; Low: 60 @ Marfa, TX

Today: Mostly sunny, hazy and hot. HEAT ADVISORY! High: 102-105. Heat index 105-108. Wind: South 5-10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: Near 80. Wind: SSE 5-10 mph.

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny, hazy and hot. HEAT ADVISORY! High: 103-106. Heat index: 106-109. Wind: WSW 5-10 mph.

Thursday and Friday: Sunny and even hotter. Possible EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING. Highs: 104-108. Heat index: 107-111.

Weekend: Sunny, DANGEROUS HEAT CONTINUES. High: 105-108. More of the same into early next week!​

  • Heat Advisory at LEAST through tomorrow…most likely through the weekend.
  • Flirting with record-breaking temperatures by Thursday (107 degrees-1925).
  • Saharan dust making matters worse.
  • Respiratory problems? Limit outdoor activity.
  • Know heat safety precautions: Water, clothing to wear, etcp.
  • July rainfall: 0.19”; Deficit: <1.14”>