The cloudy and cool start to the weekend in Dallas will soon be replaced by sunshine and milder temperatures.
In the wake of a cold front, temperatures Saturday morning in Dallas fell instead of rising as is typically the case after sunrise.
Temperatures dropped from an early morning high of 81 degrees into the 50s right before noon CDT and did not rebound as the afternoon progressed.
Gusty winds created even chillier AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures, while a shower further dampened the day.
A breeze will persist into Sunday, but the return of abundant sunshine will bring noticeable warming in the afternoon. A high of near 80 degrees is expected to close out the weekend.
Even warmer temperatures will follow from Monday through Wednesday as a ridge of high pressure builds overhead.
Even so, for the main population centers such as London, Birmingham and even Glasgow, it will be far from a washout.
While Hurricane Ignacio is expected to pass north of Hawaii early this week, the island chain will not be able to escape all of the impacts.
Hurricane Fred, the second hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, has formed off the African coast and will blast the Cape Verde Islands early this week.
Typhoons and building drought will impact more than one billion people in southeastern Asia this fall.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the Carolina coast through Tuesday.
A 14-year-old boy from Texas died Sunday after contracting a brain-eating amoeba that thrives in warm freshwater.
Houston, TX (1990)
A total of 0.31 inches of rain today. This was the first measurable rain in Houston since July 30th with 0.16 inches. This is the longest dry spell ever in Houston in August.
Philadelphia, PA (1991)
Mercury reached 90 degrees or better for the 49th day this year, as the high was 92. This tied the all-time record for the most 90 plus days in a year, set in 1988. The record would be broken in September. The total for 1991 was 53 days.
West Chester, PA (1922)
So much hail fell that fields were covered with up to two feet drifted hail--the next day!!