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Showers and a few thunderstorms will be possible through midnight across the green shaded area. Low temperatures will be in the mid 70s with light southerly winds. Cloudy skies will persist through midnight before transitioning to partly cloudy skies.
A total solar eclipse will occur on Monday, August 21, 2017. Unfortunately, North and Central Texas will be well away from the path of totality (where it actually gets dark). Coverage of the sun over North and Central Texas will range from around 69 percent in Brownwood to nearly 82 percent in Texarkana. The moon's shadow will move across the U.S. at over 1500 mph! The transcontinental trip will occur in 90 minutes! The last time that we've been able to view this much of a solar eclipse was on May 10, 1994. The next solar eclipse that will be viewable from Texas will be an annular eclipse on October 14, 2023. During this event, the maximum shadow (~90 percent coverage) will track from Albuquerque, NM to San Antonio to Corpus Christi. A Total Eclipse will occur on April 8, 2024. Totality will occur from Del Rio, to Killeen, to Dallas, to Little Rock, AR.
It is NOT safe to look directly at the sun without proper protection for your eyes. Doing so can lead to temporary or permanent blindness. The only time that it would be safe to look directly at the sun would be during the 2 minutes or so of totality in the relatively small area that will have complete darkness. Since that won't be true for our area, we must use special glasses that are ISO 12312-2 compliant if we want to look directly at the sun. Another way to observe the solar eclipse is indirect viewing: Here are two ways: * Use a pinhole camera - you can make one yourself; https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/learn/project/how-to-make-a- pinhole-camera/ * Trees - You can look at the images of the sun coming through the holes formed by the leaves. (You'll see a lot of little eclipses.)

 
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F6 - Climate Data 

 These data sets are preliminary and have not undergone final QC by NCDC.
Therefore, these data are subject to revision.  Final and certified climate data can be accessed at the 
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Understanding The F6 Document

 

     
 ASOS         

The following ASOS sites are maintained by the National Weather Service.  Although there is routine quality control, these data are preliminary and unofficial.

 

DFW Airport Waco Dallas Love Field Fort Worth Meacham
 
 
 
 

 

Dallas Executive Fort Worth Alliance Arlington Denton
 
 
 
 

 

McKinney Terrell Corsicana Mineral Wells
 
 
 
 

 

 

     
 AWOS         

The National Weather Service is not responsible for the maintenance of AWOS sites.  Certain data may be estimated or incomplete.  (The precipitation data may be missing, underestimated, or contain other errors.)  As with all F6 data available here, these are unofficial and for general reference only.

 

Bowie Breckenridge Bridgeport Cleburne
 
 
 
 

 

Comanche Decatur Gainesville Gatesville
 
 
 
 

 

Graham Granbury Greenville Hamilton
 
 
 
 

 

Hearne Hillsboro Killeen Skylark Lampasas
 
 
 
 

 

Palestine Paris Sherman/Denison Stephenville
 
 
 
 

 

Sulphur Springs Temple Waco McGregor Waxahachie
 
 
 
 

 

 

These data are preliminary and have not undergone final QC by NCDC. Therefore, these data are subject to revision. Final and certified climate data can be accessed at the 
National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) - www.ncdc.noaa.gov.