Don't Sweat It: Record Heat Isn't Sticking Around in Dallas-Fort Worth

It's starting to feel like Mother Nature is just messing with us now, delivering record heat on Wednesday hours before a cold front was set to sweep through North Texas. The area saw a new record, breaking one set 88 years ago. Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport reached 83 degrees just before 3 p.m., topping the previous record of 81 degrees set in 1928 and 1921, meteorologist Lee Carlaw with the National Weather Service said. Don't expect the same for Thursday. A cold front moving through Wednesday night was expected to drop temperatures about 25 degrees. The cooler, more seasonable, weather should stick around for a couple of days, but the south wind will return Saturday, bringing moisture and a high of about 70. It's a cycle that's expected to continue for a few weeks, Carlaw said. There are some chances for showers over the weekend, but your New Year's Eve plans shouldn't get washed out, he said. Here's what meteorologists at KXAS-TV (NBC5) have in the forecast for the week:Thursday: 58/45Friday: 57/37Saturday: 70/47Sunday: 64/46Monday: 69/46  Continue reading...

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