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Expanded California Fire Weather Threats; Unsettled Across the West

A storm system will impact the western third of the U.S.. Strong, gusty winds will increase Fire Weather threats across much of western and central California. Rain and mountain snows can be expected across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies, with wintry conditions in the Great Basin and High Plains. Accumulating snows will also continue across the Upper Midwest to the Northeast. Read More >

Clouds and rain chances will both increase through the day as a low pressure system approaches from the southwest . Some isolated thunderstorms will be possible across the southern portions of the region this afternoon. High temperatures will range from the lower 50s to around 60.
After quiet weather on Sunday, another disturbance will move across the region, bringing chances of rain and isolated thunderstorms back to North and Central Texas.
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, this potential event is so far out (beyond 7 days in fact), that a great deal of uncertainty exists, and as a result, we cannot definitively pin down what the weather pattern will look like. We know that arctic air is likely to surge through the region late Thursday and into Friday. We do NOT know whether precipitation will be able to develop in the cold airmass, as this will depend on the position of upper-level features which are being poorly modeled at this time. The two main scenarios are either for a mainly dry and cold forecast, or one with impacts from freezing rain, sleet, and snow across the region. Keep checking back for updates as the potential impacts from this next system become more certain.
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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Mexia (Limestone County)

31º 41' N 96º 29' W

535 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) 58.3 61.8 69.4 77.0 83.2 89.9 94.1 95.6 89.9 80.2 69.1 59.4 77.3
Minimum (°F) 35.2 38.9 45.8 53.8 61.9 69.4 72.0 71.6 65.8 55.2 45.5 36.6 54.3
Precipitation (in.) 2.46 3.34 3.82 2.91 4.39 3.92 1.93 2.35 3.46 4.35 3.64 3.77 40.34
Degree
Days
Heating 567 414 255 77 8 0 0 0 6 62 257 531 2177
Cooling 2 4 25 89 242 440 559 576 392 146 26 4 2505
Monthly Precipitation
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
2010 3.20 2.50 1.20 2.00 2.00 5.33 1.30 0.00 3.47        
2009 0.85 1.41 5.30 10.16 M 0.56 2.86 0.10 4.56 10.27  2.90 1.21 NA
2008 0.60 3.51 4.90 4.76 3.54   1.52 7.61 2.40 2.35 1.85 1.30 NA
2007 M M M M M M M 1.87 0.57 2.18 1.94 2.46 NA
2005-2006 NOT AVAILABLE
2004 M 1.26 0.82 1.60 M M M M M M M M NA
2003 0.50 6.02 1.36 M 0.21 2.78 M M 0.21 0.32 0.17 0.98 NA
2002 0.92 1.30 3.66 2.30 4.39 0.95 3.51 0.14 2.47 6.94 2.55 5.43 34.56
2001 5.20 3.20 5.87 0.71 4.90 2.86 0.00 3.61 5.38 0.39 5.56 7.17 44.85
2000 2.77 2.45 1.75 2.98 4.30 8.20 0.05 0.03 4.75 1.67 8.86 4.89 42.70
1999 3.26 0.00 2.90 3.59 3.24 5.56 0.43 0.00 2.18 2.42 0.00 3.15 26.73
1998 4.63 3.60 4.23 1.99 0.00 1.01 0.10 2.30 8.75 7.15 5.68 2.58 42.02
1997 1.66 6.44 7.09 9.40 2.31 6.34 T 1.28 1.93 1.46 3.19 7.13 48.23
1996 0.96 0.12 0.76 3.17 1.67 0.66 3.47 6.84 3.58 1.83 3.59 3.20 29.85
1995 2.42 1.56 4.18 3.71 5.25 1.81 3.93 4.54 M 0.21 1.18 1.78 NA
1994 0.92 4.78 2.65 1.33 6.38 3.08 0.01 1.28 1.02 5.91 4.18 5.93 37.47
1993 3.22 1.96 4.01 3.54 4.80 5.40 0.00 1.64 4.38 6.89 1.44 1.57 38.85
1992 4.76 4.48 2.93 2.02 8.18 4.67 1.74 2.53 1.48 1.47 4.52 5.07 43.85
1991 5.60 5.16 3.24 2.04 6.06 2.11 4.19 6.60 6.47 3.19 3.28 9.21 57.15
1990 3.99 3.48 10.26 4.59 7.96 1.31 1.06 1.49 5.50 5.26 3.69 5.36 53.95
1989 2.19 2.45 2.42 3.05 11.88 5.97 2.36 1.68 4.48 1.60 0.98 0.43 39.49
1988 0.63 2.54 5.11 1.21 2.14 2.88 2.50 M 1.76 0.93 3.69 3.03 NA
1987 1.36 4.66 2.13 0.80 7.27 5.00 2.33 0.15 8.10 0.91 5.40 7.27 45.38
1986 0.40 9.96 0.54 3.63 6.53 2.42 1.06 1.70 1.74 6.24 5.11 5.11 44.44
1985 2.27 4.02 4.05 2.25 2.82 2.71 2.13 0.39 6.24 7.55 8.86 6.25 49.54
1984 1.73 2.81 3.66 0.83 2.38 2.96 2.13 2.05 1.79 11.52 4.12 3.72 39.70
1983 1.41 3.65 1.90 0.10 5.44 1.48 2.03 10.34 2.06 4.07 2.37 2.10 36.95
1982 1.04 1.48 3.57 2.98 2.54 4.35 3.02 1.28 0.29 5.75 7.15 8.10 41.55
1981 1.39 2.63 3.70 1.82 5.49 14.60 4.53 3.00 1.35 7.75 1.11 0.25 47.62
1980 1.94 2.63 2.08 3.46 6.40 0.93 0.06 0.68 2.24 0.88 2.66 1.79 25.75
1979 3.19 2.88 2.62 5.02 9.90 1.82 2.30 4.89 4.83 3.83 1.06 4.90 47.24
1978 M 3.80 3.53 0.84 4.34 0.42 1.03 1.53 3.64 2.58 5.30 1.96 NA
1977 2.61 2.91 5.74 6.60 1.08 6.43 0.82 1.77 7.87 0.43 4.07 0.45 40.78
1976 0.45 1.52 4.60 7.84 7.68 4.10 2.03 0.31 5.56 8.97 1.25 4.84 49.15
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1975 1.43 4.54 2.05 3.23 11.32 3.22 2.38 2.98 1.89 2.48 1.61 1.62 38.75
1974 3.95 1.18 4.14 M 0.27 0.84 1.26 8.30 12.51 4.92 5.88 2.47 NA
1973 5.02 1.88 6.45 6.02 2.61 12.38 2.52 1.49 6.13 9.62 2.17 1.85 58.14
1972 5.56 0.23 0.53 1.70 0.89 2.66 5.00 0.80 2.93 5.92 2.93 3.15 32.30
1971 0.10 2.67 0.74 1.93 3.02 1.35 5.18 2.98 5.84 4.40 3.93 6.37 38.51
1970 2.00 4.48 4.20 3.05 2.18 0.13 0.18 0.44 10.95 5.33 0.81 1.15 34.90
1969 2.60 3.66 5.61 5.34 2.26 0.82 0.28 2.51 2.04 4.12 3.86 3.44 36.54
1968 6.48 3.22 3.40 5.91 8.14 6.57 0.93 0.26 4.79 1.41 5.31 2.76 49.18
1967 0.53 0.99 1.78 4.37 4.28 0.05 1.65 0.74 9.23 3.12 2.62 4.62 33.98
1966 2.47 2.90 1.29 13.07 3.84 0.93 0.21 9.94 5.24 1.09 0.45 2.35 43.78
1965 5.14 4.03 6.81 2.58 12.70 2.55 0.90 0.73 5.82 1.50 2.77 3.53 49.06
1964 3.84 2.71 2.62 3.11 1.16 1.13 1.73 3.48 4.42 1.12 3.22 0.66 29.20
1963 0.61 0.92 1.65 2.97 2.67 1.30 2.64 0.78 1.54 0.90 2.55 2.22 20.75
1962 1.88 2.28 1.22 4.38 2.12 5.20 0.45 0.08 2.41 4.60 4.19 1.50 30.31
1961 6.42 4.32 3.61 2.30 3.16 7.93 2.10 1.10 6.23 2.65 2.33 3.40 45.55
1960 M M 1.97 4.17 1.85 7.17 0.60 1.20 0.75 5.68 2.97 8.52 NA
1957 2.62 3.30 4.05 15.33 6.95 3.09 0.30 1.28 4.94 9.03 5.97 1.17 58.03
1956 3.20 3.45 0.53 1.38 3.70 3.23 0.04 1.40 0.52 1.45 4.15 1.70 24.75
1955 3.18 3.59 2.80 3.02 3.55 3.17 3.04 0.93 1.45 1.30 0.05 1.80 27.88
1954 2.52 0.77 0.88 1.96 4.13 0.00 0.82 2.62 0.40 3.29 2.50 0.55 20.44
1953 0.45 3.38 5.44 3.37 7.07 1.63 1.31 0.95 2.98 6.46 2.86 5.71 41.61
1952 1.62 3.41 2.70 4.57 6.17 0.15 1.43 0.00 0.31 0.00 7.73 5.05 33.14
1951 1.74 2.45 2.10 1.17 1.84 5.12 0.15 2.70 7.98 0.95 1.49 0.65 28.34
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1950 1.15 5.03 0.55 4.55 2.77 3.40 3.40 0.45 2.23 1.07 1.15 0.05 25.80
1949 5.95 1.80 1.73 2.80 4.53 4.43 3.47 1.00 1.15 7.48 0.00 2.72 37.06
1948 4.19 3.16 2.95 3.48 4.78 1.98 3.09 0.63 1.60 0.50 1.20 1.65 29.21
1947 4.30 1.15 4.70 4.32 9.27 0.74 0.05 3.60 1.98 0.15 2.76 5.95 38.97
1946 4.85 2.90 3.40 2.89 7.15 5.32 3.08 2.26 1.53 1.55 7.80 1.93 44.66
1945 2.89 3.05 10.62 5.03 2.92 5.69 4.01 7.95 3.24 5.75 1.00 2.96 55.11
1944 6.89 6.75 3.46 5.31 10.76 3.49 0.50 2.80 1.83 0.68 8.47 4.86 55.80
1943 1.07 0.38 2.89 2.72 6.10 1.16 3.25 0.06 1.71 3.68 1.39 2.30 26.71
1942 1.25 1.40 0.98 6.29 4.23 3.92 0.96 3.06 6.45 2.04 3.36 3.56 37.50
1941 2.82 4.88 2.72 3.89 2.44 7.03 3.18 3.68 2.05 3.17 2.90 2.62 41.38
1940 1.27 3.31 1.61 3.77 5.22 5.98 3.69 1.81 1.80 1.19 11.35 4.08 45.08
1939 3.61 4.30 1.22 1.01 4.63 4.99 1.18 1.20 0.82 0.66 3.29 1.45 28.36
1938 4.36 2.82 2.67 6.00 2.39 6.30 4.76 0.61 0.47 0.81 2.09 2.95 36.23
1937 4.21 1.04 6.27 1.48 0.89 4.01 1.19 2.34 6.65 1.93 4.16 3.96 38.13
1936 0.29 0.78 0.34 4.00 4.10 0.00 7.61 0.08 3.71 6.65 2.20 3.82 33.58
1935 1.88 3.21 1.63 4.78 7.22 2.59 1.56 3.01 5.14 6.29 2.69 6.75 46.75
1934 3.42 2.78 6.13 4.81 1.68 0.00 0.72 0.43 2.49 0.02 5.50 3.80 31.78
1933 3.79 2.42 3.08 1.91 5.47 0.10 2.50 1.43 3.35 0.60 0.25 3.63 28.53
1932 8.18 7.23 2.31 2.42 7.42 2.12 0.04 1.58 5.49 0.48 0.48 3.80 41.55
1931 3.64 6.05 4.48 2.67 4.41 1.42 1.29 0.70 0.34 0.75 1.75 5.37 32.87
1930 2.41 2.65 2.95 1.41 12.26 0.25 0.00 1.49 3.40 7.46 4.17 2.23 40.68
1929 4.50 2.16 2.32 3.46 13.79 0.56 0.76 0.00 1.41 2.21 6.70 0.92 38.79
1928 0.29 5.23 1.65 2.85 0.38 9.23 1.58 0.78 1.59 1.87 2.47 4.25 32.17
1927 3.45 1.85 4.44 5.04 5.45 6.28 1.08 0.20 2.74 8.47 0.75 2.77 42.52
1926 5.61 0.15 8.08 4.39 3.13 7.19 7.29 0.33 0.56 7.05 2.18 6.68 52.64
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1925 1.88 0.33 0.29 2.35 0.60 0.30 2.04 1.19 5.78 5.75 2.90 0.23 23.64
1924 2.64 3.65 5.39 1.08 7.16 0.73 0.10 0.49 5.85 0.57 1.81 1.54 31.01
1923 1.58 4.48 2.94 6.22 0.33 0.59 0.27 0.39 3.54 3.89 2.20 10.07 36.50
1922 3.79 2.78 5.09 9.58 4.68 1.88 3.89 1.66 0.38 1.93 2.65 0.11 38.42
1921 2.05 1.43 1.90 7.89 4.36 5.51 0.22 0.82 1.03 0.21 0.88 1.10 27.40
1920 5.26 0.74 2.04 1.05 2.64 3.48 2.43 7.07 2.82 3.40 5.12 1.84 37.89
1919 3.00 2.58 4.37 2.30 6.00 6.11 3.89 3.60 4.18 12.33 5.31 1.83 55.50
1918 1.82 0.46 2.44 9.49 1.17 2.28 1.23 1.62 1.52 2.36 7.03 6.97 38.39
1917 0.83 0.67 1.02 3.46 4.32 0.30 1.23 3.03 5.19 0.08 2.14 0.16 22.43
1916 4.57 0.00 0.20 5.62 6.37 3.05 1.37 0.88 1.34 0.94 2.18 0.32 26.84
1915 2.82 1.84 2.75 10.97 2.31 2.52 2.77 12.16 0.71 1.73 1.89 3.23 45.70
1914 0.63 2.01 5.42 5.67 7.68 0.71 0.34 2.97 1.40 0.52 5.73 4.70 37.78
1913 2.52 4.05 1.27 1.92 1.33 1.51 0.46 1.28 4.87 5.55 2.99 11.08 38.83
1912 0.33 2.42 6.26 3.07 1.41 1.72 0.10 3.64 0.58 4.70 0.83 4.14 29.20
1911 0.34 3.14 2.24 7.78 1.50 0.58 3.61 0.32 0.04 1.66 1.50 7.59 30.30
1910 1.26 4.03 2.09 5.07 5.61 3.06 2.13 2.10 1.18 1.30 1.29 3.34 32.46
1909 0.25 2.19 2.02 2.68 2.19 3.03 0.23 1.34 0.00 3.24 2.28 4.51 23.96
1908 1.22 3.76 2.22 7.63 7.39 3.65 0.92 5.04 2.47 0.66 2.00 3.74 40.70
1907 0.76 2.35 2.73 1.80 9.32 2.09 2.34 0.03 2.90 8.67 7.46 2.29 42.74
1906 1.48 2.45 1.71 2.44 3.62 4.59 1.48 1.74 4.01 1.53 1.94 6.18 33.17
1905 1.58 3.10 5.22 7.55 5.01 5.85 2.74 0.42 1.08 3.79 2.23 6.36 44.93
1904   2.54 3.32 0.00 1.59 NA
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann


Location below

Map of the Mexia region

Map from tiger.census.gov