It is going to be hot this week. Every day the high will be warmer than normal in the upper 90s. The peak of the heat comes Friday with a high of 100 degrees.
A strengthening ridge of high pressure will be responsible for the warmth this week.
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If Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport reaches 100 degrees it will be the first time this year. This is a little ahead of schedule. The average date for the first 100-degree day of the year is July first. On average North Texas sees twenty 100-degree days per year.
There is a slight break in the heat this weekend. A cold front late Friday into early Saturday will drop temperatures into the low to mid-90s.