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Record-Breaking Temperatures Possible Through Weekend

Dan Brounoff
July 20, 2018 - 6:40 am
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Some reporting station across north Texas may hit 113 on Saturday. If DFW hits this mark, it will tie the "OFFICIAL" all time high temperature set (twice) in 1980.

*High Yest: 108 (93 year record); Precip: 0.00” ;YTD Precip: 19.16”; Deficit: 2.39”*

Normal High: 96; Normal Low: 75

Nation’s High: 121 @ Death Valley, CA; Low: 32 @ Stanley, ID

Texas State High: 112 @ W-Falls; Low: 59 @ Marfa, TX

Today: Mostly sunny, hazy and hot. EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING! High: 109-112 (Record 105). Heat index 112-115. Wind: South 10-15 mph.

Tonight: Clear and warm. Low: Low 80s. Wind: South 10-15 mph.

Weekend: Sunny and even hotter. EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING. Highs: 109-113. (Sat record 107; Sun 106) Heat index: 111-115.

Monday: Mostly sunny, continued VERY hot. High: 105-109. (Record 105).

Tuesday and Wed: Partly cloudy, a few storms. COOLER! Highs: Mid 90s.

 

  • Excessive Heat Warning through Sunday.
  • Record-breaking temperatures possible again today – Monday.
  • Some areas may hit 113 (hottest ever) before all’s said and done.
  • Know heat safety precautions: Water, clothing to wear, difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion, etc.
  • July rainfall: 0.19”; Deficit: <1.32”>