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Arctic Air Plunges into the Great Lakes, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Arctic air dropping through the northern and eastern U.S. and a storm off the east coast will bring periods of snow, very cold wind chills and hazardous traveling conditions from the Upper Great Lakes to the Northeast. Meanwhile in southern California, Santa Ana winds will decrease but hot, dry air will remain over the area with elevated fire weather conditions. Read More >

Temperatures today will be some 10-15 degrees cooler than they were on Wednesday, but will still be at or above normal for this time of year. Breezy north winds will develop later this morning. In addition, the air will remain dry, so there will be a continued elevated fire weather threat today across a good chunk of the forecast area. Exercise great care if any outdoor activities could result in fire ignition!
This map shows counties where Burn Bans are currently in effect. Burn Bans are established by County Judges and Commissioner Courts, so check with your local officials for further information.
Even cooler on Friday, with highs in the 50s area-wide. Mostly sunny skies will dominate across the northwest, while partly to mostly cloudy conditions will persist to the south and east. Winds will be out of the north at 10 mph or less.
A storm system will approach the region on Saturday, which will begin to draw Gulf moisture back northward. By Saturday evening and overnight, rain chances (perhaps with a few thunderstorms as well) will overspread all of North and Central Texas. Not everyone will get rain from this system, however. The highest rain chances will be along and east of I-35.
A low chance for showers will linger east of I-35 on Sunday morning. Additional low shower chances will return to our south and eastern counties Monday and Monday night. Otherwise, partly to mostly cloudy conditions will prevail with high temperatures generally in the 60s and lows in the 40s.

 
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Athens (Henderson County)

32º 10' N 95º 50' W

448 ft

30-Year Normals (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
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Maximum (°F) 57.2 61.0 68.0 75.6 82.3 88.6 92.6 94.3 87.8 78.2 67.2 58.1 75.9
Minimum (°F) 34.5 37.9 44.7 53.0 62.2 69.5 72.0 71.4 64.9 54.9 44.6 35.7 53.8
Precipitation (in.) 2.98 3.87 4.04 3.21 4.77 4.35 2.11 2.37 2.56 4.96 3.74 3.98 42.94
Degree
Days
Heating 596 440 289 97 12 0 0 0 6 77 296 566 2379
Cooling 3 5 21 76 237 422 536 553 347 125 23 5 2353
Monthly Precipitation
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
2017 5.66 2.86 2.61 3.07 2.86 3.18 2.37 4.48 0.31 3.43 1.60    
2016 1.42 1.17 8.65 8.58 6.10 4.97 0.54 5.66 0.71 1.78 2.61 2.57 44.76
2015 6.08 3.10 7.77 9.48 14.73 3.35 0.00 2.63 0.30 15.78 8.45 10.53 82.20
2014 0.49 1.79 1.40 2.24 3.37 4.77 5.16 1.07 0.14 6.71 3.58 1.26 31.98
2013 5.06 1.31 2.49 3.57 4.01 2.04 3.32 0.63 7.40 9.45 5.69 4.24 49.21
2012 4.94 3.96 7.78 1.21 2.37 3.22 1.10 2.50 7.30 0.98 0.37 1.92 37.65
2011 4.97 1.90 0.56 2.01 2.03 3.52 0.11 0.00 0.91 2.79 2.58 7.98 29.36
2010 2.85 4.29 4.65 1.65 0.79 7.58 2.61 0.20 1.27 1.79 2.63 1.22 31.53
2009 1.08 1.17 6.66 5.67 1.17 3.08 3.15 2.57 5.62 13.43 2.34 2.77 48.71
2008 1.69 1.90 6.37 4.94 8.09 1.98 0.22 5.37 3.77 2.88 2.92 1.07 41.20
2007 9.93 1.37 4.76 3.39 9.17 6.53 9.11 4.60 1.62 2.87 1.89 3.10 58.34
2006 3.87 3.34 4.90 3.00 1.21 1.83 0.68 0.28 1.31 4.31 3.60 4.47 32.80
2005 3.37 3.45 2.20 1.84 2.52 0.35 2.99 3.87 2.16 0.01 1.70 0.32 24.78
2004 1.55 4.95 2.38 6.27 4.79 9.70 3.72 3.89 1.11 6.06 6.75 1.80 52.97
2003 0.71 8.19 1.07 1.41 2.81 6.12 1.04 0.85 4.21 3.70 2.18 2.63 34.92
2002 1.20 3.76 4.82 1.71 4.42 4.14 3.45 1.78 1.18 5.79 2.14 7.36 41.75
2001 4.36 5.47 8.14 0.63 3.98 3.75 0.00 2.53 6.29 3.01 2.30 7.54 48.00
2000 2.03 3.04 3.76 3.42 8.00 6.97 0.00 0.28 1.02 3.51 12.04 6.46 50.53
1999 6.08 0.72 2.40 3.18 6.06 6.61 1.21 0.00 0.65 1.66 0.65 4.17 33.39
1998 8.69 4.08 4.25 2.20 0.03 2.81 1.58 0.79 7.21 8.68 7.69 3.42 51.70
1997 2.49 10.55 3.61 7.29 3.23 7.63 0.71 3.90 1.22 4.26 3.02 4.93 52.84
1996 1.28 0.15 0.85 1.72 0.37 2.01 3.72 9.24 M 3.41 6.16 2.35 NA
1995 5.32 2.84 3.90 6.30 8.89 M M 3.21 M 0.27 0.74 2.43 NA
1994 1.54 6.09 3.64 0.31 6.68 2.91 3.78 6.94 1.82 18.53 M M NA
1993 5.74 4.35 4.28 4.20 1.66 4.04 0.00 0.55 2.79 2.75 2.32 2.10 34.78
1992 1.90 6.40 3.43 1.42 2.77 2.55 1.92 0.50 1.95 5.62 3.91 3.55 35.92
1991 5.15 4.57 2.78 6.69 2.89 4.36 1.61 5.40 1.31 4.76 3.73 9.50 52.75
1990 5.03 2.21 8.58 3.47 8.72 0.39 2.25 3.13 5.69 6.63 5.14 4.02 55.26
1989 2.86 2.77 4.04 2.48 14.37 5.35 1.29 0.89 1.09 2.76 0.69 0.71 39.30
1988 0.92 3.47 5.37 2.26 1.43 1.25 1.32 0.38 2.57 3.25 2.33 3.81 28.36
1987 1.28 5.11 4.77 0.31 4.15 3.76 2.18 1.31 2.78 0.88 5.30 7.10 38.93
1986 0.34 4.99 1.07 10.21 9.33 7.07 2.64 1.98 1.64 5.48 4.58 4.22 53.55
1985 1.91 4.42 3.58 2.18 1.72 3.09 3.26 0.30 3.99 8.94 7.46 4.66 45.51
1984 1.85 3.89 5.76 1.32 3.05 3.21 0.22 0.49 1.70 8.54 5.28 4.20 39.51
1983 0.87 5.08 2.82 0.26 7.89 3.92 2.01 4.91 1.03 2.24 3.40 1.93 36.36
1982 10.08 2.14 2.85 3.78 3.97 7.53 0.77 0.06 0.53 4.56 6.21 7.24 49.72
1981 1.63 2.00 5.03 2.33 9.36 8.53 1.43 0.34 1.10 9.36 1.37 0.40 42.88
1980 3.66 1.26 2.19 2.79 4.50 2.42 1.95 0.06 2.25 0.98 3.33 0.15 25.54
1979 3.39 3.12 3.42 2.63 6.63 0.91 2.14 1.22 4.88 1.93 0.28 4.66 35.21
1978 3.90 2.44 1.11 1.03 2.12 0.04 0.35 1.19 4.90 1.53 4.98 1.14 24.73
1977 2.50 3.34 5.04 4.31 1.34 2.84 1.17 3.09 1.97 1.57 4.80 1.06 33.03
1976 1.62 1.59 5.00 6.49 6.90 5.74 4.45 2.93 5.78 4.79 0.23 3.75 49.27
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1975 1.92 3.70 2.68 5.58 6.12 3.29 1.29 2.49 2.89 2.55 1.52 1.57 35.60
1974 4.06 1.75 0.95 2.50 5.40 1.57 1.04 8.06 9.33 2.65 5.24 2.07 44.62
1973 2.79 1.87 7.43 8.45 2.38 8.34 1.84 M M 6.74 2.96 3.23 NA
1972 4.20 0.30 1.33 2.26 2.42 5.40 1.11 4.81 3.23 8.56 3.85 4.93 42.40
1971 0.29 2.87 0.61 2.59 2.10 0.50 2.76 1.43 5.13 3.45 4.47 7.76 33.96
1970 M M M M M 0.78 2.15 1.00 5.84 11.51 1.76 0.73 NA
1969 1.77 3.72 5.62 5.29 6.88 0.74 0.00 1.01 6.23 3.32 2.45 3.65 40.68
1968 4.14 3.93 2.88 4.57 12.27 6.23 3.04 0.25 4.15 1.17 5.99 2.62 51.24
1967 0.50 1.48 1.78 5.49 7.89 0.48 1.29 1.73 8.23 5.65 1.62 5.87 42.01
1966 2.51 3.11 1.68 13.13 2.54 0.72 0.53 4.46 3.83 1.59 1.72 2.12 37.94
1965 3.66 5.67 1.59 1.66 6.93 3.63 0.26 1.83 5.64 1.66 1.68 2.42 36.63
1964 1.88 2.86 3.98 1.85 3.17 2.72 0.00 0.83 3.71 0.42 5.69 0.81 27.92
1963 1.61 1.68 1.19 4.48 3.73 2.07 0.72 1.31 1.07 0.54 3.37 2.61 24.38
1962 2.18 3.19 2.07 4.11 1.65 8.76 0.89 0.89 8.93 2.59 4.45 0.98 40.69
1961 5.98 2.50 5.41 0.87 2.20 4.42 1.82 0.41 M 0.93 5.17 4.77 NA
1960 3.92 3.71 1.58 1.52 1.72 4.97 4.56 3.37 3.59 4.05 2.67 9.47 45.13
1959 0.95 4.05 1.49 5.11 12.70 6.64 3.35 2.06 4.97 4.80 1.00 6.60 53.72
1958 2.93 2.07 2.30 6.47 2.89 1.94 2.38 5.44 4.29 4.53 3.40 1.03 39.67
1957 2.27 3.18 4.93 12.49 7.29 2.67 1.01 3.82 4.59 7.29 5.48 1.37 56.39
1956 2.88 3.35 0.88 M 7.50 0.43 1.32 2.86 0.00 0.28 4.67 2.47 NA
1955 2.54 3.53 2.59 3.69 6.38 2.46 1.43 4.09 5.98 2.38 0.09 1.65 36.81
1954 1.73 1.55 0.94 3.04 5.45 1.28 0.62 0.06 0.65 19.52 4.22 1.51 40.57
1953 1.09 1.78 4.74 3.97 8.50 1.81 1.55 1.09 2.63 2.54 1.75 5.32 36.77
1952 1.90 6.25 2.50 8.10 7.15 1.50 2.05 0.07 0.86 0.35 7.38 6.17 44.28
1951 2.15 4.32 3.47 2.50 2.90 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.40 1.80 1.40 2.80 31.89
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1950 3.97 4.90 2.37 5.60 7.44 0.63 M M M M 1.97 0.46 NA
1949 7.57 4.25 2.77 4.02 2.47 2.67 1.45 1.71 1.96 11.40 0.45 2.61 43.33
1948 M M M 2.48 8.00 2.23 2.02 0.11 0.29 1.83 2.82 2.15 NA
1906-1947 NOT AVAILABLE
1905 2.50 1.00 3.62 9.25 11.25 2.50 3.75 0.00 0.25 0.54 4.50 0.50 39.66
1904 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 M 3.01 2.58 0.26 2.00 1.00 0.00 1.25 NA
1903   0.55 NA
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann


Location below

Map of the Athens region

Map from tiger.census.gov