Tropical disturbances from the Caribbean brought drenching rain and moisture to parts of the southern United States, including coastal Texas and Florida.
For Dallas, the tropical moisture with the biggest impact came from Manuel.
A cold front moved into the city Friday, bringing with it some much-needed rain.
Periods of rain and thunderstorms occurred Thursday afternoon and evening as well but the greatest periods of heavy rain were centered around Friday.
Temperatures reached a high of 87 degrees, accompanied by heavy rain Friday afternoon and evening.
This front brought enough rain to help relieve the city's drought conditions but it did not bring prolonged rains to the city. The front will move out of the city late Friday night.
After departing Dallas, the front will move to the southeastern coast of Texas and then the Gulf Coast on Saturday.
Temperatures will return to the 80s on Saturday and Sunday for the city's 15th annual Denton Blues Festival in Quarkertown Park.
Saturday's skies will be partly sunny during the day and clear during the evening for the Oak Cliff Cultural Center's Fall Gallery Walk and Bike Warm.
For the first official day of fall on Sunday, skies will be bright and sunny with high temperatures reaching 86 degrees.
A plane carrying 58 people crashed in Taiwan Wednesday evening local time amid heavy rain and gusty winds from Typhoon Matmo.
Tropical Depression Two has formed in the Atlantic and could become the next tropical storm of the season by midweek.
Warm and humid air in place over much of the Northeast at midweek will contribute to the risk of drenching, gusty and locally severe thunderstorms on Wednesday.
After temperatures briefly climb to typical midsummer levels, another cooldown will roll into the Midwest and expand to the East for the last part of July.
With the recent heat fading away, more relief will greet the Northwest by midweek in the form of rain.
After pounding Taiwan, Typhoon Matmo is now bringing heavy rain and gusty winds to eastern China.
Montpelier, ID (1990)
75 mph winds gust; tree damage.
Seattle, WA (1991)
99 degrees, all-time record high for July.
Heat Wave: Location New Record(F): Old Record(F)/Year: Washington, D.C. 101 100/1987 Philadelphia, PA 99T 99/1978 Atlantic City, NJ 100 96/1987 Harrisburg, PA 103 98/1987 Baltimore, MD 103 98/1987 (Custom House)