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Fire Weather Threats Continue in Southern California

A storm system passing over the west coast ridge and into the Great Basin the next couple of days will improve air quality across the Pacific Northwest, and bring a wintry mix to the northern Great Basin and northern Rockies. Gusty winds will increase fire weather threats across portions of northern California, and continue to exacerbate ongoing fires across Southern California. Read More >

Rain returns to the region Saturday and Sunday. The rain will spread into the region from the south Saturday afternoon and evening, and exit the region to the east on Sunday. Highest rain chances are Saturday night along and east of Interstate 35/35W. Rainfall totals are generally expected to be less than a half of an inch, and some locations west of Interstate 35 may not receive any rain.
Maybe you've heard a rumor about wintry weather before Christmas? It's true, some of the forecast data does suggest a weather pattern favorable for winter weather. However it's such a long way out, weather forecasters have to deal with uncertainty. One of the best ways to show uncertainty is with probabilities. Hear's a chart that shows the highest probability of a certain type of weather December 21st through December 25th. See why snow and ice may be possible, but the most likely forecast is cold and dry.
Forecast models are showing cold air arriving next week around December 22nd and 23rd (on average). What we do not know for sure yet is exactly when the cold air arrives, how cold temperatures will be, and if there will be any precipitation and what kind. We will be providing updates when/as we acquire better confidence in the late week forecast.
With very little rainfall the past several weeks, widespread moderate to severe drought has overspread much of the region. Burn bans are in effect for many counties across the region due to the resultant increased fire danger.
Another cold front will move into the region this evening and overnight. This front will result in a north wind shift, but gusty winds are not expected until Thursday. Low temperatures tonight and Thursday morning will be in the 30s for most locations.

 
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Dublin (Erath County)

32º 06' N 98º 20' W

1502 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) 55.7 59.2 67.0 75.6 82.3 88.5 93.2 94.5 86.8 76.7 65.7 56.3 75.1
Minimum (°F) 32.2 36.4 43.4 51.3 60.2 66.7 70.1 70.2 63.3 53.6 43.4 34.0 52.1
Precipitation (in.) 1.66 2.90 3.09 2.82 4.84 4.53 1.96 3.09 3.69 3.71 2.50 2.27 37.06
Degree
Days
Heating 653 484 324 120 18 1 0 0 11 96 328 616 2651
Cooling 1 3 20 74 212 379 516 538 313 101 15 1 2173
Monthly Precipitation
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
2011 1.35 1.77 0.14 1.90 4.13 0.04 0.00 3.36 2.35 6.20      
2010 3.30 5.84 3.74 2.15 0.81 3.07 3.59 0.63 6.29 1.12 0.27 1.13 31.94
2009 0.43 0.74 3.17 3.99 2.73 1.12 2.63 0.90 6.84 5.58 2.39 0.68 31.20 
2008 0.91 1.27 8.60 3.97 1.55 4.03  M 5.06 2.48 2.27 0.14 0.00 NA
2007 3.22 0.65 7.89 2.57 10.43 10.70 5.37 0.78 3.28 1.55 2.00 0.91 49.35
2006 1.89 1.45 4.72 2.08 3.03 2.06 0.53 M M 4.43 0.62 M NA
2005 1.43 3.76 3.26 0.00 4.10 1.38 2.21 5.05 1.35 0.36 0.09 M NA
2004 0.89 3.21 1.81 8.96 2.23 6.73 2.44 4.64 0.28 3.06 6.44 1.15 41.84
2003 0.65 3.84 1.56 2.36 2.30 3.89 0.00 0.11 1.58 3.91 0.64 0.29 21.03
2002 1.05 1.44 3.91 1.96 5.76 4.60 2.97 0.44 3.42 8.63 0.88 3.95 39.01
2001 4.80 6.14 5.94 1.08 1.67 0.71 1.27 4.56 4.22 1.80 3.57 2.47 38.23
2000 1.25 1.20 2.13 2.00 3.07 M T 0.00 0.41 5.89 7.14 0.80 NA
1999 1.95 T 2.23 2.43 5.29 5.33 2.03 0.70 0.63 1.83 0.32 3.44 26.18
1998 2.84 4.54 4.41 0.75 3.85 2.45 3.25 2.15 5.25 2.83 8.40 2.43 43.15
1997 0.02 11.74 4.28 6.02 7.06 9.25 0.00 3.05 1.08 M 1.28 4.61 NA
1996 0.55 0.03 1.20 3.17 5.33 2.86 2.55 13.23 2.38 3.30 3.85 0.27 38.72
1995 1.22 0.79 4.19 4.72 6.85 5.70 2.23 6.86 5.57 2.65 3.05 0.79 44.62
1994 1.88 1.13 1.03 4.41 12.69 3.40 3.35 1.90 5.29 5.01 4.90 3.79 48.78
1993 3.27 3.51 2.46 2.75 1.41 5.08 0.00 1.10 6.80 6.53 1.44 1.82 36.17
1992 3.10 4.18 1.64 1.19 6.01 6.45 1.97 2.58 5.01 0.15 4.50 3.66 40.44
1991 3.27 1.42 1.20 0.97 4.01 5.15 2.02 10.46 6.22 7.69 0.48 9.37 52.26
1990 2.60 3.77 2.66 9.08 4.78 0.81 6.35 2.58 4.04 2.11 3.43 0.82 43.03
1989 2.13 4.26 3.86 2.77 6.56 7.45 0.85 8.56 4.50 0.88 0.38 0.85 43.05
1988 0.20 0.69 1.81 2.29 7.30 5.10 4.00 1.17 3.83 1.92 0.90 2.06 31.27
1987 0.99 6.33 2.57 0.62 11.18 8.01 0.47 1.38 2.36 1.33 2.37 2.17 39.78
1986 0.00 2.35 1.58 4.64 5.08 10.84 1.86 1.70 6.04 4.33 2.96 3.65 45.03
1985 0.99 2.20 3.83 2.71 2.77 7.07 3.38 0.38 3.80 5.46 2.48 0.70 35.77
1984 0.59 2.29 5.02 0.81 1.97 4.61 0.70 2.44 0.50 9.41 1.91 7.02 37.27
1983 2.40 1.41 3.59 1.10 5.63 4.87 1.64 1.64 0.27 2.65 1.02 0.61 26.83
1982 1.25 1.94 2.07 2.15 7.21 7.24 1.84 0.35 0.15 1.89 3.66 2.49 32.24
1981 0.59 0.75 3.01 1.42 1.87 6.10 1.52 0.77 1.48 5.95 1.39 0.56 25.41
1980 1.86 1.29 1.73 1.37 8.33 1.13 0.00 0.23 8.44 0.31 1.74 2.33 28.76
1979 5.01 3.11 3.92 2.21 6.86 2.35 1.52 6.59 0.69 1.32 0.08 3.39 37.05
1978 1.19 2.95 0.93 0.93 5.74 1.08 0.72 2.77 2.61 0.50 3.65 0.62 23.69
1977 1.81 0.84 5.07 7.28 3.56 0.76 0.63 2.23 0.13 1.08 2.24 0.25 25.88
1976 0.11 0.54 1.21 5.27 5.08 2.67 1.98 2.64 3.48 5.26 0.78 1.66 30.68
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1975 0.67 2.70 1.27 3.30 4.63 1.10 3.26 2.95 1.33 0.72 0.80 0.91 23.64
1974 0.66 1.17 0.51 0.61 2.81 1.85 1.90 6.00 5.97 5.82 1.58 1.69 30.57
1973 4.01 2.84 2.76 8.08 2.30 2.19 7.23 0.00 4.49 7.33 1.11 0.10 42.44
1972 1.15 0.54 0.05 5.85 2.77 0.73 1.76 6.28 2.25 4.00 1.65 0.30 27.33
1971 0.07 1.28 0.05 2.46 2.94 1.67 3.38 2.64 4.25 5.99 1.41 4.67 30.81
1970 0.36 4.12 3.91 1.79 5.27 0.38 0.09 3.20 5.84 1.17 0.02 0.33 26.48
1969 0.21 1.49 3.27 5.93 5.28 3.52 6.35 4.04 1.64 5.45 2.24 2.95 42.37
1968 8.28 2.34 5.38 2.99 6.48 1.75 3.74 3.12 2.69 0.14 4.64 1.12 42.67
1967 0.24 0.79 1.73 2.51 2.90 1.14 3.51 1.97 6.86 3.01 2.60 1.52 28.78
1966 1.05 1.95 0.31 5.05 1.31 2.43 1.92 6.01 4.54 0.62 0.37 0.34 25.90
1965 1.87 3.79 0.84 1.49 10.02 0.97 1.19 3.26 1.19 2.84 2.86 2.13 32.45
1964 2.91 1.65 2.50 6.16 1.22 0.87 0.54 6.15 10.12 2.67 2.48 0.58 37.85
1963 0.48 0.15 0.60 1.39 6.14 3.43 0.33 2.83 3.62 1.35 5.94 0.94 27.20
1962 0.46 0.94 0.61 3.93 1.10 3.89 1.95 0.22 6.64 6.81 2.03 0.79 29.37
1961 6.08 3.37 1.73 0.40 1.56 4.62 2.96 0.72 3.43 5.83 2.97 0.89 34.56
1960 3.34 1.75 1.18 2.94 2.86 2.59 3.72 0.55 2.07 3.90 0.43 4.11 29.44
1959 0.04 1.29 0.38 2.03 2.18 7.08 7.88 2.37 1.76 9.42 1.48 2.42 38.33
1958 2.23 2.16 2.37 4.65 2.70 2.97 3.83 2.10 3.66 1.36 1.15 1.40 30.58
1957 0.72 1.34 1.66 8.42 10.18 0.99 0.91 0.02 3.71 3.92 6.27 1.73 39.87
1956 1.76 1.72 0.12 3.70 10.89 0.73 0.22 0.25 0.07 1.04 1.35 2.79 24.64
1955 1.21 1.70 0.74 3.05 6.46 4.15 1.31 0.79 3.20 1.42 0.00 0.53 24.56
1954 0.74 0.70 0.70 4.33 2.89 0.27 0.93 1.66 0.27 5.15 2.23 1.45 21.32
1953 0.04 0.52 2.63 3.28 3.51 0.53 1.47 2.54 0.87 5.34 1.61 0.61 22.95
1952 0.27 0.64 1.80 3.81 10.16 0.10 0.41 0.41 2.34 0.00 4.20 2.50 26.64
1951 0.17 1.94 1.08 1.62 3.91 4.22 0.38 0.63 1.83 1.75 0.64 0.12 18.29
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1950 2.11 2.72 0.29 3.43 4.54 2.48 3.87 0.28 2.69 0.65 0.16 0.00 23.22
1949 4.73 2.68 2.45 6.61 5.64 4.61 0.21 2.71 2.74 5.96 0.00 3.20 41.54
1948 M M M M M 4.14 0.02 0.73 M 1.39 0.98 1.37 NA
1947 2.85 0.52 3.74 1.98 3.08 1.22 0.00 1.85 2.80 0.96 1.75 2.91 23.66
1946 3.96 3.27 2.10 1.58 5.39 2.67 1.25 1.59 4.04 1.46 5.01 0.99 33.31
1945 2.56 4.85 3.52 5.21 2.75 3.82 3.82 0.97 3.85 3.45 0.63 0.62 36.05
1944 4.21 3.36 1.37 1.96 7.56 0.73 2.65 3.06 1.86 1.88 3.96 2.75 35.35
1943 0.54 0.44 2.41 1.73 3.92 2.13 0.31 0.00 5.95 1.23 0.48 3.81 22.95
1942 0.33 0.60 0.80 9.14 4.86 3.70 0.81 2.48 11.40 5.92 0.67 2.78 43.49
1941 1.00 7.14 2.33 7.44 6.11 5.73 4.08 7.69 1.67 5.33 0.44 1.45 50.41
1940 0.85 2.84 0.34 4.37 2.34 6.88 1.40 3.93 2.69 0.86 9.90 4.26 40.66
1939 3.67 1.91 1.47 3.23 5.40 4.44 1.13 2.56 0.14 0.26 4.65 1.11 29.97
1938 4.97 3.14 1.91 1.87 4.27 1.77 5.60 0.32 0.81 0.68 1.24 1.52 28.10
1937 1.02 0.13 3.44 0.71 4.19 5.48 3.62 0.30 0.93 5.32 1.96 7.89 34.99
1936 0.41 0.24 1.12 2.98 10.14 0.32 1.26 0.08 12.05 4.10 1.34 1.75 35.79
1935 2.42 4.27 1.54 3.41 7.99 6.86 0.20 3.91 7.00 3.55 1.25 1.13 43.53
1934 1.97 2.59 4.36 2.97 2.95 0.15 1.02 0.09 1.26 0.11 2.90 0.20 20.57
1933 1.76 2.18 3.03 0.58 9.44 0.77 1.14 1.97 5.52 0.99 1.32 4.31 33.01
1932 6.82 3.33 0.83 4.39 7.10 3.25 5.43 2.73 4.98 0.50 0.94 4.38 44.68
1931 3.55 3.40 3.14 1.40 5.78 1.68 1.05 0.68 1.00 2.26 1.72 3.57 29.23
1930 0.88 0.95 2.02 1.53 6.30 0.57 0.05 2.26 3.21 8.94 1.28 2.17 30.16
1929 1.64 2.69 1.93 7.28 4.62 0.17 2.26 0.00 2.72 1.13 1.22 0.92 26.58
1928 0.73 4.17 1.00 2.70 5.45 4.94 0.43 4.84 1.27 1.15 2.87 2.61 32.16
1927 1.66 1.30 2.27 3.27 4.73 6.26 1.46 0.72 2.70 5.19 0.02 4.14 33.72
1926 1.94 T 3.08 5.64 4.40 4.23 4.85 1.12 1.49 2.10 1.51 2.75 33.11
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1925 1.45 0.46 0.56 2.54 5.87 2.63 1.94 0.78 3.57 3.59 1.85 0.04 25.28
1924 0.70 2.10 4.24 4.30 4.07 0.06 0.32 0.16 3.39 0.25 1.76 0.34 21.69
1923 1.95 3.73 1.31 5.18 0.62 4.57 1.45 0.61 4.25 5.32 2.06 2.67 31.21
1922 1.66 1.11 1.18 7.96 3.77 0.92 3.02 0.46 1.57 2.95 3.19 0.03 27.82
1921 2.40 4.26 5.97 7.27 7.96 3.77 0.92 3.02 0.46 1.57 2.95 3.19 43.74
1920 M M M M M 2.25 0.30 M M 1.24 3.38 1.82 NA
1919 4.86 2.59 2.24 1.35 6.51 6.27 3.24 M M M M M NA
1918 0.69 0.21 1.41 1.92 3.06 0.66 1.66 0.47 1.22 2.95 13.19 3.20 30.64
1917 0.69 0.35 1.63 3.17 5.07 0.56 3.38 0.86 2.04 0.09 1.10 T 18.94
1916 2.66 0.00 0.41 8.65 5.20 5.42 0.22 0.36 3.72 1.11 1.04 0.00 28.79
1915 1.49 1.14 0.85 4.93 1.56 3.25 5.73 6.28 1.74 1.28 0.60 2.51 31.36
1914 0.05 0.61 4.42 2.30 12.99 0.57 1.43 9.73 2.03 2.33 5.15 3.98 45.59
1913 2.12 1.08 0.61 2.75 3.41 4.05 0.35 1.17 1.68 3.28 8.65 3.61 32.76
1912 T 1.71 3.13 2.58 4.70 3.74 0.00 2.49 1.30 1.88 0.87 2.27 24.67
1911 0.24 4.12 2.79 3.92 0.00 0.17 4.06 5.85 2.48 1.03 0.71 3.51 28.88
1910 0.59 0.42 2.00 3.11 1.84 2.06 0.26 0.95 3.21 1.69 0.18 0.60 16.91
1909 0.18 0.10 0.18 0.28 2.23 5.72 1.10 5.47 0.49 3.61 3.20 2.05 24.61
1908 0.53 1.24 2.47 12.78 6.96 1.15 2.44 2.25 3.37 4.21 2.10 0.00 39.50
1907 0.65 0.55 0.12 1.14 5.04 3.09 1.20 0.12 0.60 3.41 5.17 1.85 23.49
1906 M M M M 1.60 M 2.98 M M M M M NA
1905 M M M 8.40 7.25 1.21 M 0.86 0.96 1.60 0.13 2.98 NA
1904 1.00 3.00 1.00 2.00 2.09 2.15 2.00 T 1.25 5.00 0.36 0.10 19.95
1903 1.10 3.60 1.93 0.95 2.92 1.70 0.40 2.50 4.70 1.25 0.00 0.25 21.30
1902 0.55 0.40 0.95 0.97 6.72 1.01 10.55 0.00 0.91 2.35 3.18 0.70 28.29
1901 0.00 1.00 0.80 2.10 3.13 0.00 1.18 1.03 0.70 1.45 1.40 0.90 13.69
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1900 1.21 0.40 1.58 5.98 4.61 0.66 5.72 1.26 7.38 3.86 0.00 0.60 33.26
1899 0.66 0.05 0.03 2.21 4.47 7.30 2.60 0.10 1.48 3.60 3.65 3.91 30.06
1898 1.52 0.50 1.52 2.90 2.30 6.63 1.09 5.87 1.12 0.30 1.31 0.90 26.67
1897 1.80 T 4.40 3.23 6.26 5.32 0.00 1.01 3.14 4.50 0.42 1.30 31.38
1896 3.67 2.37 0.04 2.33 2.57 1.58 1.22 4.55 5.92 3.80 0.48 3.25 31.78
1895 M M M M M M M M 3.34 2.47 1.41 1.35 NA
1892-1894 NOT AVAILABLE
1891 2.67 0.50 1.80 1.75 2.35 1.37 4.50 2.40 1.30 0.02 0.15 5.80 24.61
1890   3.75 2.48 3.92 3.32 NA
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann

Values 1890-1891 are for Berlin, 15 miles north of Dublin.

Location below

Map of the Dublin region

Map from tiger.census.gov