Dry weather and summerlike heat will be the story for the Dallas area through the rest of the week and into the weekend.
Highs each day this week are forecast to reach the middle to upper 90s followed up by overnight lows in the upper 70s.
Dry weather will also persist right into the weekend with no rain in sight for the Dallas area.
Although these dry conditions are not good for the ongoing drought, they will be factorable for baseball fans.
The Texas Rangers are scheduled to host two back-to-back home series this week, hosting the Astros each night through Wednesday, followed by the Angels on Thursday night through Sunday.
Dry and hot conditions like this are not atypical for Dallas in July.
The average high temperature for the city in early July is 95 degrees F with an average low of 75 degrees F.
With no exact details on where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Indian Ocean currents may have swept one piece of the complicated puzzle to shores on Reunion Island.
Cooler conditions will move into the Interior Northeast early this week, but the warmth will hold on a little longer along the Interstate-95 corridor.
The air felt like an exceptional 163 F in Bandar Mahshahr, Iran, on Friday and similar or worse conditions will follow.
The stream of moisture into the Southwest is drying out some, so this weekend may not be as wet as the previous few days.
A disturbance will swing across the Midwest and fire a round of severe thunderstorms to end the weekend.
Drenching thunderstorms bring little-to-no relief to drought-stricken areas of the Sunshine State.
Chicago, IL (1988)
100 degrees -- 7th day of 100 degrees or higher in 1088 -- an all-time record number.
Hurricane Erin crossed central Florida from the east with 50-70 mph wind gusts. 9.06" of rain fell in Melbourne. (An all time 24 hour record).
Erie, PA (2000)
1.75" diameter hail.