Cooler temperatures are on their way for the Dallas area.
Friday will be the coolest of the next several days as highs reached only 70 degrees during the early evening hours.
The cool shot will continue grip the area through the weekend with highs only around 70. Normal high temperatures for this time of the year are around 76.
In addition to the cooler air, clouds will be on the increase through the weekend with a thundershower possible Saturday into Sunday. Lows will be in the upper 50s.
Warmer air will begin to filter in by Monday with highs returning to near 80. The threat of a shower will exist late Monday as well.
Repeating and slow-moving storms will raise the risk of flash flooding and damaging winds over the northern and central High Plains into Thursday night.
As July draws to a close, a storm system swinging up from the Deep South will bring downpours to the northeastern U.S. and break the back of an extended heat wave.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms moving westward off the coast of Africa may pave the way for future tropical systems over the Atlantic Ocean in the weeks ahead.
Highs will run between 10 and 15 degrees Fahrenheit above average across much of the interior western United States into the upcoming weekend.
A budding tropical system threatens to bring flooding rain to the Philippines into this weekend with potential future impacts on China and Taiwan.
The heat felt across the United Kingdom during the middle of July has faded and is not expected to return through at least the first week of August.
Marquette, Il (1988)
99 degrees for a date record.
Hurricane Bertha formed 450 miles east of Jacksonville, FL. Maximum sustained winds of 75 mph with gusts to 90 mph.
Western Pacific (1990)
Typhoon Steve east of Iwo Jimo. Peak winds of 125 mph sustained gusts to 155 mph.