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Texas Heatwave Breaks Century-Old Records: 94 Degrees Recorded at DFW Airport

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport experienced scorching temperatures on Monday, reaching a high of 94 degrees Fahrenheit, shattering a century-old heat record. The previous record stood for over 100 years, marking a significant deviation from the typical weather pattern for this time of year, which usually sees average highs around 63 degrees.

In a similar trend, Mount Pleasant in East Texas also witnessed record-breaking heat, recording a temperature of 89 degrees on Monday, surpassing the previous record of 85 set in 1977.

Although Tuesday is expected to bring slightly cooler temperatures compared to Monday, with highs ranging from the mid to upper 80s to lower 90s, the heatwave is forecasted to persist in the region. However, relief is on the horizon as a potent cold front is predicted to sweep across North Texas on Tuesday night, heralding a shift to breezy and notably cooler conditions by Wednesday.

Moreover, residents are advised to remain vigilant as an elevated fire danger looms over western North Texas due to a combination of dry conditions, gusty winds, and the ongoing heatwave. Authorities emphasize the importance of adhering to wildfire safety protocols during this period.

As communities brace for the fluctuating weather conditions, meteorologists urge individuals to stay informed and take necessary precautions to ensure their well-being amidst the extreme weather patterns.

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