Monday will mark the first day of practice for high school football teams across north Texas. They are welcoming the return of a Texas tradition, but they’re stuck with the heat.
This year there has only been one heat-related death in Tarrant County, but there have been nine in Dallas. With forecasters predicting record-breaking heat this week, health workers are concerned the numbers will increase.
With yet another day of triple digit weather, hospitals are seeing an increase in the number of patients suffering from heat-related illnesses.
Wednesday’s temperature marked the 19th straight day with the thermometer over 100-degrees. So early into summer, the oppressive heat has already contributed to a number of deaths across North Texas.
A North Texas teenager died last weekend while attending a concert at Fair Park in Dallas. Now, another big concert is coming to the venue.