The heat isn’t letting go of North Texas.

The National Weather Service has extended a heat advisory through Friday night for much of the region and an excessive heat warning for several counties along the Texas-Oklahoma border.

The high Thursday is forecast to be 110 degrees in Wichita Falls with a predicted high of 112 on Friday.

Highs in the northern portion of North Texas are expected to range from 102 to 107 degrees with heat indices ranging between 105 and 112 degrees. Overnight lows Thursday are expected to drop only into the lower 80s.

An excessive heat warning means the hot days and warm nights create a situation where heat illnesses are likely.

The National Weather Service said a cold front should move through late Friday and bring highs only in the 90s to the region over the weekend.

Highs in other areas of Texas were expected to reach the upper 90s and near 100 on Thursday, and rain was possible along the state’s coastline, the National Weather Service said.

Hot and dry weather should extend into the Panhandle, where highs could reach 99 degrees under sunny skies. Similar weather was forecast for far West Texas and the Permian Basin.

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