The temperature hit triple digits for the 26th consecutive day on Wednesday and the heat advisory was extended until 8 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
Dallas-Fort Worth is also under a level orange air pollution watch.
The area is now just three days away from moving into a tie for second place on the all-time list of consecutive 100-degree days.
Unfortunately, two weather-related records have been set already this week.
The morning low of 86 at 7:53 a.m. Tuesday was the hottest minimum temperature ever recorded by the National Weather Service at its official Dallas-Fort Worth monitoring station.
And on Monday, Fort Worth Water Department customers used a record 358.1 million gallons, eclipsing the old mark of 343.3 million gallons on Aug. 18, 2006.
As if that isn't enough, the region keeps climbing the top 10 list of consecutive triple-digit days.
Did we mention some good news? It rained a little in spots on Tuesday.
"I don't see any major relief yet," said meteorologist Joe Harris at the National Weather Service office in Fort Worth.
Today's high is expected to be 105. Forecasters are calling for highs of at least 100 through Tuesday.
If they're right, we'll reach No. 2 on the consecutive-days list on Saturday. The current No. 2 is 29 days, set in 1998.
After that, it's 13 more days to No. 1. The record is 42 straight days in 1980.
Isolated storms produced brief rain showers in parts of North Texas early Tuesday, including in Arlington, but there was no measurable rain at DFW Airport, the official monitoring site of the National Weather Service.
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