ANOTHER RECORD HIGH SET AT DFW

Saturday, July 21st, 2018 9:17am CST

The temperature yesterday, July 20, reached 108°F at DFW Airport. This breaks the old record of 105°F set in 2012 (and 2000). The incredible, record breaking heat wave will continue today with likely another daily record being broken. Today’s record is 107°F set in 2012. Forecasted highs today are expected to be in 110°F to […]

RECORD HIGH SET AT DFW YESTERDAY, LIKELY ANOTHER ONE TODAY. ALL TIME RECORD HIGH IN JEOPARDY TOMORROW

Friday, July 20th, 2018 9:03am CST

Yesterday, DFW Airport set a record high temperature of 108°F. This breaks the old record of 107°F set in 1925. DFW will likely set another record high today as the record of 105°F set in 2012 will easily be broken with forecast values near 110°F. A front will be pressing south placing North Texas in […]

****EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING****

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 9:43am CST

The National Weather Service office in Fort Worth has already issued an Excessive Heat Watch beginning tomorrow. This will likely get upgraded this afternoon to an Excessive Heat Warning. This is a very rare issuance for our area. What an Excessive Heat Warning means is that ambient air temperature and/or heat index values are expected to approach […]

SEVERE HEAT WAVE EXPECTED TO GRIP NORTH TEXAS THIS WEEK

Monday, July 16th, 2018 9:17am CST

A severe heat wave is expected to grip the region this week with some of the hottest temperatures recorded in several years. Models are forecasting actual ambient high temperatures to be between 105°F and 110°F as early as Tuesday and lasting through at least next Sunday. Fortunately, heat index values may stay close to the […]

DFW OFFICIALLY HITS 100°F FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SUMMER 2018 SEASON

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 7:28am CST

Yesterday, June 22,  2018, the mercury officially hit 100°F at DFW Airport. This marks the first time of the summer 2018 season that the temperature hit the century mark. The last time DFW Airport hit 100°F was last August 19, 2017. This did not affect the record for the date which still remains as 103°F […]

APRIL 2018 THE 6TH COLDEST AND 7TH DRIEST ON RECORD

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 10:11am CST

From the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, Texas: April 2018 was much cooler and much drier than normal at DFW. This was the 6th coolest and the 7th driest April on record. The monthly mean temperature was 61.6 degrees which was 3.9 degrees below normal. The mean high temperature for April was 74.4 degrees […]

WEBSITE UPDATED TO INCLUDE CURRENT OBSERVATIONS

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 2:41pm CST

A new feature has been added to the website. On the left-hand navigation bar, a new link has been added called “Observations” found just below “News/Blog.” When you click on this link, you will be directed to a page that lists the current conditions from many of the major cities located within the forecast area […]

REMINDER: DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS TOMORROW

Saturday, March 10th, 2018 9:59am CST

Just a reminder that we spring forward one hour at 2:00 am tomorrow (March 11, 2018) as daylight savings time (CDT) begins. Remember to set your clocks ahead one hour. This means we do lose an hour of sleep, but we gain an hour of daylight at the end of the day.

DFW SHATTERS PRECIPITATION RECORDS FEBRUARY 28, 2018

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 9:38am CST

4.72 inches of rain was officially recorded at DFW Airport on February 28, 2018. This makes February 2018 the wettest February on record at DFW Airport (11.31 inches recorded for the month) shattering the old record of 7.40 inches in February 1997. It also makes the 2017-2018 winter tied with 1931-32 winter for the wettest […]

BITTERLY COLD ACROSS DFW THIS MORNING (COLDEST IN YEARS)

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 6:00pm CST

A bitter cold Arctic airmass settled across Dallas/Fort Worth this morning (January 17, 2018). Below are some of the low temperatures reported this morning: DFW Airport: 13°F (Coldest in 7 years) Arlington: 6°F Fort Worth: 12°F Dallas: 15°F Denton: 4°F Plano: 7°F Grand Prairie: 14°F Granbury: 7°F Cleburne: 9°F Waxahachie: 8°F Weatherford: 6°F