As summer ramps up to its peak, Dallas will be feeling the heat as temperatures climb near the 100 F mark.
Skies will be sunny for the next several days. The next chance of storms is midweek as thunderstorms could pop up, slightly lowering temperatures.
While the sun continues to shine over the weekend, temperatures will be consistently near 100 F, on par with typical averages for the Dallas area at this point of the summer.
Overnight temperatures should remain in the upper 70s, at times hitting 80 F.
Those planning on spending extended amounts of time in the sun over the weekend should take proper precautions by applying sunscreen regularly throughout the day.
A few weeks past the average date for the first 100 F in Dallas, typically by June 30, Dallas has yet to reach the 100 F mark. On July 7. the city got the closest, reaching 99 F.
In addition, with high heat, it is important to stay hydrated and drink an adequate amount of water throughout the day.
As parts of Dallas remain in a severe drought area according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, the next chance of relief is the possible storms projected for next week.
The first widespread ice storm of the season will slowly diminish over parts of the southern and central Plains, but areas of slippery travel will continue into early Monday.
Summer-like heat will be short-lived eastern Australia early this week in advance of a cold front.
The reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final day of November.
After another brief shot of chilly air over the weekend, the month of December will start out milder across the Northeast.
December will begin with a roar across the Northwest as rounds of rain, mountain snow and even ice are in store this week.
The strongest El Nino in 50 years will unfold this winter and significantly alter the chances for a white Christmas across the country.
Buffalo, NY (2001)
The month was the mildest, most snow-free Novembers in history. There was not a flake of snow the entire month, which was the first time since records were kept.
Severe early cold with record November lows: Location Temperature Buffalo, NY 2 degrees New York City 7 degrees Boston -2 degrees Philadelphia 8 degrees (earliest ever below 10 degrees for city)
Washington, DC (1967)
A total of 6.9 inches of snow - greatest amount ever recorded in DC on one calendar day in November.