NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Record heat has settled deep in the heart of Texas as temperatures in some Central Texas cities set all-time record highs.
The National Weather Service says Waco officially reported a high temperature of 114 degrees around 5 p.m., beating the city’s previous all-time record of 112 degrees set in Aug. 11, 1969.READ MORE: Dallas Police Recover What Could Be The Weapon Used To Kill 4-Year-Old Cash Geron
A cool front pushed its way through North Texas, but did little to alter the triple digit temperatures.READ MORE: Solar Panels Eliminating Some North Texans' Electricity Bills Entirely
Burnet, in the Texas Hill Country, reached 110 degrees, matching its all-time high set Aug. 28, 2011.MORE NEWS: Man Found Dead In Dallas Golf Course Pond
Camp Mabry in Austin reported a high of 110 degrees, breaking its July record of 109 degrees set July 26, 1954.