Image (click to enlarge): Record high temperatures in north-central Texas forecast for August 4, 2011, from National Weather Service
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Aug. 4, Midnight CDT Update: With the Dallas temperature still 92° at midnight daylight time, this morning's low of 86° is virtually guaranteed to tie the new high minimum record for the second day in a row.
Breaking an all-time high minimum temperature record by 3° is remarkable enough, but after setting the record with a low of 86° on July 26, Dallas tied that record again yesterday. Waco also broke its all-time record. With a temperature of 101° as of noon CDT, this is now the 34th consecutive 100° day at Dallas. It will be the 36th consecutive day at Waco.
From the National Weather Service:
ON WEDNESDAY AUGUST 3RD...DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
RECORDED A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 109 DEGREES AND A LOW TEMPERATURE OF
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 109 BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 107 SET IN
THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 86 TIES THE ALL-TIME WARMEST MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED AT DALLAS/FORT WORTH WHICH ALSO OCCURRED
JULY 26TH OF THIS YEAR. THE PREVIOUS DAILY RECORD WARMEST MINIMUM
WAS 83 WAS SET IN 1910 AND 1980.
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE YESTERDAY...AUGUST 3RD AT WACO REGIONAL AIRPORT
WAS 108 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD HIGH OF 107 DEGREES
SET IN 1998.
THE LOW TEMPERATURE YESTERDAY...AUGUST 3RD AT WACO REGIONAL AIRPORT
WAS 83 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD WARMEST MINIMUM FOR
THE DATE OF 82 DEGREES SET IN 1910...1914...1930...AND 1932.