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This is an image of radar estimated hail size and hail swath tracks with actual measurements overlaid. There were 4 significant swaths of large hail across North and Central Texas with the most significant occurring from south of Decatur through southern Denton county where multiple reports of baseball size hail occurred.
Another storm system will impact North and Central Texas during the middle of the week. Multiple rounds of severe weather could occur during the event. Thunderstorms may develop along a dryline in West Texas around midday Tuesday and impact portions of North Texas during the afternoon hours. These storms would primarily affect areas north of I-20 and west of I-35. Large hail and damaging winds would be the primary hazards, but tornadic supercells will also be possible. Storms may redevelop along the dryline during the evening and congeal into a line as they enter North Texas during the overnight hours. This line of storms would primarily pose a wind threat. The storms may weaken as they approach the I-35 corridor around daybreak Wednesday morning. Wednesday afternoon, the severe threat will shift east of I-35 where another round of thunderstorms may develop. These storms will move into the Arklatex region Wednesday evening.
More rain and storms are expected this coming weekend, starting Saturday and potentially continuing into next Monday. Severe weather and flooding may be possible this weekend. Stay tuned for the latest information on timing, evolution, severe weather and flooding risks, and storm threats.
We will host the LAST SKYWARN class of the year this Monday, March 27th, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Somervell County Fire Department in Glen Rose, Texas. You do NOT have to be a resident of Somervell County to attend. Classes are FREE with no registration required. If you want to become a SKYWARN spotter and do your part to help the NWS Fort Worth and other local agencies and jurisdictions during severe weather, you'll definitely want to attend.

 
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Dallas/Fort Worth - Earliest and Latest Freezes        Click Here for Waco

 

Average Date of...
  • First Freeze - November 22
  • Last Freeze - March 13

 

Earliest First Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1 Oct 22, 1898 31
2 Oct 27, 1957 29
3 Oct 28, 1925 30
4
(tie)
Oct 29, 1910 31
Oct 29, 1913 32
6
(tie)
Oct 30, 1917 24
Oct 30, 1980 29
Oct 30, 1993 32
9 Nov 1, 1906 31
10
(tie)
Nov 2, 1991 28
Nov 2, 1951 29
Nov 2, 1912 29
Nov 2, 1966 30
Latest Last Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1
(tie)
Apr 13, 1957 30
Apr 13, 1997 32
3 Apr 12, 1940 31
4 Apr 11, 1989 29
5 Apr 10, 1973 30
6 Apr 9, 1914 30
7 Apr 8, 1938 32
8 Apr 7, 1971 31
9 Apr 5, 1920 32
10
(tie)
Apr 3, 1987 30
Apr 3, 1975 31
Apr 3, 1915 31
 
Latest First Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1 Jan 4, 1972 21
2 Dec 26, 1933 27
3 Dec 25, 1965 31
4 Dec 21, 1998 22
5
(tie)
Dec 17, 1930 32
Dec 17, 1921 32
7 Dec 16, 2007 28
8
(tie)
Dec 15, 1981 32
Dec 15, 1931 32
10 Dec 14, 1923 30
Earliest Last Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1 Feb 5, 2000 30
2
(tie)
Feb 8, 1907 26
Feb 8, 1976 30
4 Feb 12, 2012 25
5
(tie)
Feb 14, 1981 27
Feb 14, 1946 29
7 Feb 15, 1985 30
8 Feb 16, 2004 30
9 Feb 17, 1990 31
10
(tie)
Feb 20, 1921 29
Feb 20, 1991 31