Heat, sunshine and humidity is in store for Dallas this week.
However, there may be some relief as many days this week could be slightly breezy as well.
By midweek, the air could cool down slightly, although the breeze will remain. Thursday should have intermittent clouds and sunshine with temperatures in the low 90s. Heading into Thursday night, skies should be mostly clear with slightly higher nighttime temperatures in the upper 70s.
The breeze will return by Friday and sunshine should pop in and out throughout the day. Temperatures should again remain in the low 90s.
The weekend may start to warm up and bring more humidity. Saturday should be partly sunny with temperatures reaching the mid-90s. The heat should stretch into Sunday as well.
Rescue efforts are underway in Hiroshima, Japan, after several landslides buried people and caused severe damage on Wednesday morning, local time.
United States residents may pay higher heating costs this fall as colder air is expected to grip the Rockies and Plains at times and some quick-hitting chilly shots may impact the Northeast.
Humidity and storms will continue in Detroit through the week and into the weekend.
There have been six times the number of named tropical systems in the Eastern Pacific Basin compared to the Atlantic Basin. While the Atlantic will catch up somewhat, the lopsided ratio will continue.
In the commune of Cogoleto, 16 miles west of Genoa, Italy, a storm system spawned at least one waterspout around noon, local time.
While heat in the South during August is common, the upcoming weather pattern may deliver some of the hottest weather of this summer.
Driest month in history helped cause 1,736 fires. 3 million acres burned, 85 died (78 were fire fighters). The town of Wallace was half-consumed.
New Jersey (1939)
Tuckerton, NJ, received 14.81 inches of rain in just 24 hours for a state record.
W-C, Virginia (1969)
Remains of Camille - 27 inches of rain in western-central VA. 151 drowned, $140 million damage.