National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

It will be mostly clear and cool tonight with lows in the mid 40s to lower 50s. Winds will be north to northwest at 10 to 15 mph.
It'll be sunny and cooler Tuesday with highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph combined with relative humidities in the teens and 20s will result in elevated fire weather conditions.
A dry cold front will move through the area this evening. Temperatures will fall quickly will breezy north winds continuing into Tuesday.
A powerful jet stream will allow Canadian air to spill south, reaching Texas late in the week. Friday and Saturday will be the coolest days so far this season with chilly north winds. Morning low temperatures this weekend will be in the 30s and 40s. When the winds subside Saturday night, frost may develop.
There will be low chances of showers along and east of a Bowie to Fort Worth to Hearne line Friday as an upper level trough moves across the region. Otherwise, expect dry weather through Friday. The combination of the gusty southwest winds and low relative humidities will result in elevated fire weather concerns Thursday afternoon.

 
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Bardwell Dam (Ellis County)

32º 16' N 96º 38' W

461 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 61.2 68.2 76.2 83.5 90.6 95.2 96.1 89.2 79.5 68.1 58.8 77.0
Minimum (°F) 34.1 37.9 45.9 53.7 63.0 69.9 73.1 72.8 65.3 54.3 44.9 35.8 54.2
Precipitation (in.) 2.72 2.96 3.68 2.92 4.45 4.05 1.90 2.25 3.13 4.30 3.25 3.13 38.74
Degree
Days
Heating 601 437 272 89 9 0 0 0 8 74 281 552 2323
Cooling 1 5 25 88 264 458 594 603 376 133 26 4 2577
Monthly Precipitation
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
2017 2.33 2.40 1.75 4.25 2.09 5.53 1.99 3.29 0.68        
2016 0.80 2.53 5.76 5.62 5.91 6.35 1.74 9.66 0.28 0.49 4.46 1.22 44.82
2015 3.85 3.76 4.20 7.04 13.36 2.86 0.00 2.89 1.10 14.41 8.21 7.68 69.36
2014 0.82 0.88 1.21 2.03 7.18  5.71 0.59 2.18 0.73 3.13 2.50 0.87 27.83
2013 5.16 1.17 1.33 3.90 3.53 1.16 3.63 1.03 5.17 6.78 3.64 2.11  38.61
2012 4.30 4.21 1.16 2.01 2.46 1.62 3.85 3.38 4.67 1.69 0.63 1.90 31.88
2011 3.49 2.51 0.19 2.87 2.69 2.20 0.06 0.12 2.19 2.70 2.23 5.88 27.13
2010 4.48 3.16 5.98 2.66 2.87 0.79 2.53 2.27 8.64 1.84 2.50 1.41 39.13
2009 1.13 0.95 7.99 5.29 3.48 1.62 3.63 1.47 8.09 13.71 1.53 2.34 51.23
2008 1.03 1.10 5.42 6.54 2.75 0.32 0.85 5.07 2.53 1.31 2.02 2.71 31.65
2007 4.17 1.52 9.13 1.37 10.10 11.88 3.67 0.27 3.82 0.87
1.73
2.08
50.61
2006 3.52 2.54 4.22 2.13 1.54 2.32 1.45 1.40 2.64 6.62 1.76 2.99 33.13
2005 5.40 2.10 1.21 3.21 2.86 1.11 3.09 3.37 2.22 0.12 1.31 0.17 26.17
2004 2.21 2.82 2.11 6.58 1.07 8.19 1.53 3.00 0.09 6.50 6.73 1.01 41.84
2003 0.48 4.79 1.04 1.37 2.68 5.19 0.38 2.81 5.56 3.72 0.93 1.10 30.05
2002 1.10 2.08 2.65 1.44 4.33 2.22 1.99 1.08 2.24 4.46 0.73 5.83 30.15
2001 3.48 6.13 6.63 0.72 4.06 1.71 2.28 1.89 5.14 4.26 3.05 7.71 47.06
2000 1.79 1.87 6.98 2.91 5.97 7.49 0.30 0.08 0.43 2.95 9.83 3.42 44.02
1999 5.26 0.28 1.66 2.69 3.93 1.95 0.12 0.38 1.26 2.16 0.33 3.16 23.18
1998 5.05 3.08 2.95 1.13 0.29 0.69 0.74 5.23 7.95 8.07 8.85 4.90 48.93
1997 2.41 6.58 4.13 6.79 2.49 4.67 0.87 5.44 0.03 4.59 2.52 6.93 47.45
1996 0.76 0.34 0.99 3.30 0.32 1.28 2.99 5.44 2.89 1.64 4.82 1.76 26.53
1995 5.20 0.62 4.21 8.14 6.72 4.28 4.27 2.56 1.66 0.24 0.47 1.19 39.56
1994 0.93 4.31 2.91 3.00 4.20 3.28 1.23 0.70 2.87 8.04 3.98 6.43 41.88
1993 2.77 4.10 3.44 4.91 2.47 4.03 0.00 1.02 3.22 12.57 2.25 1.30 42.08
1992 4.04 5.40 3.96 2.12 6.64 4.24 3.76 1.58 3.56 0.77 5.59 4.81 46.47
1991 4.38 3.43 1.08 2.70 4.77 2.77 2.97 4.43 4.40 5.10 2.40 9.03 47.46
1990 8.53 4.29 8.06 3.60 7.14 2.35 2.07 3.38 2.39 1.80 3.94 1.64 49.19
1989 2.58 3.37 2.81 2.93 7.84 4.88 2.56 2.77 2.10 1.33 0.74 0.54 34.45
1988 0.66 2.78 3.40 1.47 1.85 2.56 2.26 0.90 4.26 1.15 3.88 2.98 28.15
1987 1.48 4.97 1.61 0.93 8.76 7.01 1.34 0.11 2.73 0.43 6.03 3.94 39.34
1986 0.16 3.79 0.86 2.09 9.94 6.59 0.51 2.33 4.66 6.04 4.75 2.17 43.89
1985 3.08 2.17 3.98 3.91 1.46 2.46 2.84 0.66 3.18 10.94 3.91 2.71 41.30
1984 1.40 2.71 3.78 0.65 2.29 2.27 0.91 0.00 0.79 8.69 3.10 7.88 34.47
1983 0.31 4.66 3.22 0.06 5.46 6.15 1.93 3.80 1.31 1.49 2.41 0.83 31.63
1982 1.18 1.74 1.92 1.80 8.89 3.61 0.67 0.78 0.29 1.64 3.35 2.89 28.76
1981 1.45 1.12 3.34 1.00 6.42 13.71 2.52 3.27 1.36 5.27 2.24 0.15 41.85
1980 3.58 1.53 2.44 4.76 4.20 0.34 0.86 0.52 4.19 0.54 1.62 2.33 26.91
1979 3.17 2.43 4.57 2.41 11.74 1.03 2.70 2.81 3.14 1.37 0.72 4.11 40.20
1978 1.32 3.52 2.22 0.64 4.60 0.05 2.29 2.59 4.05 0.59 5.56 1.81 29.24
1977 2.37 3.52 3.81 3.99 0.63 1.97 0.94 2.24 2.01 0.88 2.92 0.45 25.73
1976 0.06 0.66 2.99 4.88 7.51 3.38 5.47 0.02 10.44 4.13 0.56 2.26 42.36
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1975 1.75 2.82 2.77 3.47 7.56 2.57 3.03 0.73 2.63 0.97 1.25 1.99 31.54
1974 3.61 0.97 1.04 1.90 6.05 1.68 1.26 5.56 5.04 10.00 5.46 2.11 44.68
1973 3.90 2.26 3.85 9.23 2.15 7.83 5.72 0.42 4.86 5.26 1.70 0.61 47.79
1972 2.67 0.20 0.56 2.42 1.65 2.22 1.30 0.79 4.02 4.92 3.35 1.31 25.41
1971 0.13 1.53 0.62 2.17 2.37 2.70 6.26 2.25 1.08 6.96 2.27 5.27 33.61
1970 0.89 5.52 5.44 3.54 1.29 1.60 0.50 1.23 6.57 7.32 0.59 1.00 35.49
1969 0.46 4.03 5.51 3.12 9.23 0.85 0.06 0.81 4.49 5.94 1.24 3.83 39.57
1968 3.52 2.13 2.90 3.91 9.14 4.20 0.86 0.44 3.20 1.03 4.60 2.60 38.53
1967 0.36 0.79 1.09 2.90 5.52 1.41 3.41 0.52 7.43 12.19 3.69 4.28 43.59
1966 1.85 2.18 2.14 11.97 2.94 1.22 2.99 2.93 2.70 1.10 0.25 1.33 33.60
1965   1.98 7.94 2.12 0.45 0.95 6.73 1.32 3.92 1.96 NA
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann