Tarrant County has seen more than a dozen heat-related deaths this summer.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner reported 14 hyperthermia deaths through Aug. 31. Nine deaths were because the patients either did not have air conditioning or the air conditioning unit was turned off, according to a news release. Five deaths were because the patients were working outdoors.

The Dallas-Fort Worth area had 21 consecutive days more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit from July 24-Aug. 13 and then 11 more days from Aug. 17-27, according to the National Weather Service. The Fort Worth-based organization predicts 100 degrees or more for the area from Sept. 5-9.