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Will severe weather hit DFW three Sundays in a row? Forecasters say there’s a chance

The last two Sundays have seen severe storms rumble across North Texas.

Will this Sunday make it three in a row?

While the Dallas-Fort Worth area continued to roast under a heat advisory Friday, more storms are on the way this weekend.

There’s a low chance for storms Saturday night but a far greater chance on Sunday.

The Storm Prediction Center has the Dallas-Fort Worth area under a marginal risk for severe storms (2 on a scale of 5) for Sunday.

“It’s a little early to say, but it looks like there may be some potential for damaging winds and large hail again, most likely on Sunday night and into early Monday,” said National Weather Service meteorologist Bianca Villanueva.

Heat advisory continues

A heat advisory continued through 7 p.m. Friday and forecasters will look at the possibility of adding another through Saturday. Temperatures will be slightly cooler this weekend but heat index values Saturday may come close to triggering another advisory, Villanueva said.

On Thursday, MedStar reported 21 heat-related calls with 15 transported to area hospitals, including two that were listed as critical.

The heat is right on schedule as the summer solstice occurred at 10:54 a.m. Friday. The Dallas-Fort Worth area will have 14 hours, 18 minutes and 36 seconds of daylight, the longest of the year.

Temperatures are expected to drop back to near 90 by Monday with low rain chances through the first part of the week.



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