After starting the week with near-normal temperatures, cold air rushed into northern Texas on Tuesday.
Clouds and sunshine prevailed on Monday with temperatures rising into the lower 70s, but a front swept through the Dallas-Fort Worth area on Tuesday bringing in arctic air.
Highs will dropped nearly 20 degrees on Tuesday with the high temperatures settling around 53 degrees.
Clearing skies Tuesday night allowed for lows to drop below freezing.
More sunshine will break through for Wednesday with temperatures in the lower 50s.
Afternoon highs will struggle to get out of the 50s until late in the week, but moisture coming up from the Gulf will help create showers on Thursday and Friday.
Smoke created hazy, orange views in Los Angeles on Saturday as the Sand Fire continued to rage less than 40 miles away from the city's downtown.
Conditions will deteriorate across Hawaii this weekend as Darby delivers locally heavy rain and rough surf.
The midwestern United States will be in the crosshairs of potent thunderstorms into Saturday night.
Much of the eastern United States will continue to swelter with above-average temperatures into the end of the month.
Stifling heat has been baking the central United States but will finally ease across northern areas this weekend.
Lightning killed a teenager on Friday, the second teen lightning death in three days. With thunderstorms continuing to rattle several parts of the nation, more lives will be at risk.
Columbus, OH (1979)
This is the first year in 101 years of record keeping at Columbus in which the temperature has not reached 90 degrees by July 23rd.
Hurricane Delores, west of Baja California, causes high surf along the Southern California coast.
Minneapolis, MN (1987)
10 inches of rain fell in 6.5 hours.