Reporting Jeff Ray
Filed underStorm Team Blog
A line of storms packing 40-50mph winds and brief heavy rain rolled across north Texas in the early morning hours. No Watches were issued but the line of storms did trigger “weather advisories” from the local Weather Service office in Fort Worth because of 40-50 mph winds. The DFW airport recorded just over an inch of rain, Love Field recorded around 1.5″. Judging from the weather pattern setting up (a very typical summer ridge of high pressure over the southern plains) this might have been the last good widespread precipitation we’ll see for awhile (maybe the rest of June!).
There is still a some rain around however before we start getting hot and dry. Through early afternoon I expect some thunderstorms to develop in the afternoon heating east of Dallas. The favored area will be along a Bonham-to-Corsicana line including Kaufman county and east. All this activity moves away to our east as we get later in the afternoon.
After some morning clouds I expect highs tomorrow in reach into the low 90’s in DFW area but stay in the 80’s in our eastern counties.
Our first heat wave of the season arrives starting Monday, highs in mid-90’s ramp up to the first triple-digit high of the year by Thursday. It will be very humid as well so the heat index will be near 105° by middle of the week. These will be the hottest temperatures we’ve had so far this year.