A heat wave will continue to build in the Dallas area, ahead of a severe weather threat on Thursday.
Daytime highs will be in the low to mid-90s through Wednesday helping to provide some of the fuel for the expected severe weather outbreak.
Thursday could bring a wide range of severe weather from downpours to damaging winds and hail to tornadoes for the Dallas area. Residents will need to be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and seek shelter when thunder is heard.
After the storms pass through the Metroplex, it will remain warm and humid on Friday and Saturday with daytime highs in the low 80s.
It will be a pleasant start to the weekend for activities, including the start of a five-game home stand for the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park.
The Rangers will be in Houston to take on the Astros, beginning Tuesday for a three-game series, but it will be rain-free for the contests.
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On Monday, Aug. 21, the event that millions have anticipated will unfold when the moon passes directly in front of the sun.
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A renewed threat for severe weather and flooding will emerge over the midwestern United States into Monday night.