The hottest stretch of the summer will continue in North Texas through the middle of this week.
Monday, a heat advisory is in effect. The heat index will range from 105-110 degrees.
An Excessive Heat Watch has also been issued for Tuesday. Tuesday afternoon's high will reach 103 degrees with heat index values between 110 and 115 degrees.
During weather conditions like this heat stroke and heat exhaustion can set in quickly. Make sure you are staying hydrated and spending as much time in the air conditioning as possible.
Forecasters are warning of dangerously hot weather across a wide stretch of the U.S. South and Midwest.
The latest news from around North Texas.
The National Weather Service says parts of 13 states on Monday will be under heat advisories, from Texas, Louisiana and Florida in the South to Missouri and Illinois in the Midwest.
The weather service says it will be even hotter across northwestern Mississippi, northern Louisiana and Arkansas, where the heat index could reach 115 degrees.
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