NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – At Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport there have been two days of 101-degree readings and we’re shooting for another day with the temperature above 100-degrees.
With a Heat Index between 100 and 105-degrees and mainly light winds, expect weather with more of an oppressive feel.
As the heat develops this afternoon there’s also a chance for scattered storms. Widespread rain chances should be better than over the weekend, because of upper level energy that will be transitioning over North Texas during the peak heat.
Expect storm chances between 20 and 30-percent from the Metroplex northeast toward Paris and Sulphur Springs.
Some of the storms could become severe and produce winds of 60 mph winds, brief, heavy downpours and lightning.
All activity will shut down before sunset. Therefore, if a storm is disrupting the peace in your neighborhood, all goes quiet after 7 p.m. and expect muggy conditions for fireworks.
Weak energy is expected in the atmosphere for much of the workweek – mainly for the eastern parts of North Texas. Intense afternoon heat will bring limited storms for the remainder of the week.
There will be a 10-percent storm chance for areas east of the Interstate-35 corridor.
The pattern continues to stay close to 100-degrees the rest of this week and through the weekend.
At this point, it looks like we’ll run seven days straight at 100+ degrees… if it happens it would tie June’s 100-degree streak.