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Fire Weather Threats Continue in the West; Wintry Weather from Upper Midwest to New England

High pressure in the west continues to send weather systems into the Great Basin, and this is keeping fire weather threats elevated to critical across southern California. A series of weather systems will bring widespread snow from the Upper Midwest to the Northeast U.S., with locally heavier snow amounts on the lee side of the Great Lakes. Read More >

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.
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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Palestine (Anderson County)

31º 47' N 95º 36' W

465 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) 57.4 61.0 68.2 75.5 82.4 88.4 92.3 93.8 87.5 78.4 67.3 58.7 75.9
Minimum (°F) 34.5 38.0 44.7 52.7 62.4 68.9 72.1 71.1 64.4 54.3 44.4 36.1 53.6
Precipitation (in.) 3.66 3.90 3.89 3.29 4.21 4.97 2.65 3.31 3.21 5.07 4.24 4.20 46.60
Degree
Days
Heating 593 440 286 105 12 0 0 0 6 81 298 551 2372
Cooling 3 6 21 78 242 410 533 541 335 123 24 6 2322
Monthly Precipitation
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
2017 6.88 5.12 3.38 8.96 9.60 3.95 3.73 3.23 0.35 2.27 2.00    
2016 1.87 0.93 6.42 13.68 4.39 6.98 0.98 9.74 1.43 1.09 1.37 3.12 52.00
2015 5.16 2.23 6.50 7.44 8.43 4.28 0.14 2.18 0.31 4.25 7.47 6.65 55.04
2014 0.64 2.57 3.37 2.91 6.12 7.22 4.01 2.38 1.44 5.93 4.22 1.39 42.20
2013 M M       1.71 2.80 1.42 5.45        
2012 4.51   8.65   1.19                
2011 6.04 0.79 0.57 1.29 4.55         2.43 2.86 5.85  
2010 2.57 5.83 3.01 1.82 0.63 11.08 2.65  2.44 3.41 2.15 3.01   NA 
2009 M M 7.18 5.37 1.18 2.47 5.39 3.67 8.33 12.27 1.27 2.70 NA
2008 1.76 M M 1.85 4.74 1.54 0.63 5.93 4.62 1.91 1.91 M NA
2007 6.94 0.86 6.79 2.42 7.01 6.54 9.43 2.58 1.57 2.52 1.96 2.29 50.91
2006 4.18 3.45 5.30 2.87 2.69 4.97 1.02 1.19 1.75 5.80 3.22 6.58 43.02
2005 4.81 5.99 2.02 1.25 3.80 0.10 2.54 3.64 2.11 0.02 1.67 0.63 28.58
2004 2.70 6.64 2.32 8.85 2.11 7.01 1.51 4.67 1.37 7.10 9.75 3.34 57.37
2003 0.56 8.19 1.70 1.13 2.24 4.52 7.96 2.32 3.16 4.94 3.59 2.36 42.67
2002 1.88 2.26 3.98 1.98 2.78 5.04 3.64 1.66 1.10 6.25 4.44 9.65 44.86
2001 4.71 3.64 7.32 0.24 3.98 12.77 0.65 4.92 8.52 3.49 3.39 4.92 58.55
2000 3.25 1.80 4.49 4.82 6.15 4.57 0.37 0.48 1.21 4.43 13.82 6.05 51.44
1999 9.10 0.21 2.35 M 3.54 2.69 1.93 0.01 1.56 2.66 0.22 3.35 NA
1998 5.42 3.49 2.89 1.84 0.02 1.19 0.73 3.23 5.94 7.73 6.90 5.02 44.40
1997 4.75 8.66 5.00 5.22 3.66 5.50 0.15 13.41 4.29 4.71 3.93 4.46 63.74
1996 1.22 0.26 0.99 3.43 0.53 3.67 5.98 8.09 2.25 1.32 4.54 4.06 36.34
1995 5.96 2.84 3.55 4.46 3.35 2.56 2.33 3.21 2.96 0.44 1.25 3.39 36.30
1994 3.34 6.14 3.32 3.26 6.43 2.37 1.41 5.02 4.35 11.39 2.20 6.34 55.57
1993 5.03 3.30 6.69 4.38 3.96 11.83 0.00 0.47 3.64 3.43 4.09 2.32 49.14
1992 4.94 5.99 3.83 2.39 5.80 1.24 3.85 2.12 3.30 1.90 4.62 8.02 48.00
1991 7.39 4.39 3.04 8.08 8.98 3.48 3.24 3.63 3.27 3.64 4.50 9.42 63.06
1990 8.07 4.81 5.29 3.73 7.58 5.40 2.89 2.64 7.12 11.13 6.10 3.26 68.02
1989 4.53 2.63 3.81 2.05 7.53 12.48 1.98 0.26 0.99 2.87 1.97 1.23 42.33
1988 1.91 2.51 3.72 2.60 0.64 3.06 2.68 2.15 2.56 6.30 5.18 6.38 39.69
1987 1.06 4.96 1.75 M 5.86 5.99 2.58 2.49 5.79 0.37 7.63 7.60 NA
1986 0.47 3.55 1.52 3.87 4.90 9.51 0.96 1.97 2.13 5.53 4.02 6.29 44.72
1985 2.06 4.24 2.93 1.82 2.61 1.41 4.45 0.32 3.02 8.46 8.40 2.77 42.49
1984 1.67 3.51 4.30 M M M M M M M 1.91 3.58 NA
1983 1.34 6.74 6.89 0.19 8.96 3.78 2.67 5.38 1.94 2.20 2.88 3.60 46.57
1982 2.27 2.41 2.68 7.44 3.24 2.97 1.17 0.83 0.17 4.94 7.56 4.43 40.11
1981 1.65 2.94 2.83 3.11 5.91 7.00 2.37 0.45 1.63 8.27 1.24 0.89 38.29
1980 2.78 2.24 2.36 4.52 3.93 1.25 0.78 1.05 M 1.64 3.44 0.95 NA
1979 4.63 2.51 8.60 6.09 6.22 5.74 10.83 3.29 5.78 2.69 2.93 4.01 63.32
1978 4.80 3.42 3.60 2.04 2.76 1.57 0.26 2.30 4.11 3.92 6.34 2.62 37.74
1977 3.21 4.13 6.23 6.62 1.39 4.89 0.14 3.75 1.91 0.90 4.90 2.22 40.29
1976 1.78 1.34 6.14 7.22 5.96 7.43 2.47 1.18 4.50 M M 4.71 NA
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1975 1.83 4.26 2.54 5.23 7.07 4.01 1.96 1.40 1.63 5.68 1.82 2.17 39.60
1974 5.27 1.56 2.06 2.32 5.03 1.27 2.50 6.27 9.00 4.56 6.68 2.60 49.12
1973 3.61 M 8.42 5.43 3.43 8.44 2.52 5.08 7.97 7.57 4.32 4.53 NA
1972 4.44 0.42 3.64 3.35 1.12 6.47 6.96 2.11 3.08 7.50 3.79 3.03 45.91
1971 M 2.77 0.75 1.78 5.81 1.46 3.88 3.82 1.38 3.70 4.02 5.51 NA
1970 1.06 4.46 3.04 4.53 0.82 1.44 1.09 0.77 5.87 4.53 1.32 2.27 31.20
1969 1.59 3.92 6.86 5.69 4.60 0.30 0.44 2.14 0.87 7.37 5.45 4.73 43.96
1968 7.26 2.69 3.05 6.83 7.75 5.46 1.74 0.39 6.60 3.33 5.44 4.72 55.26
1967 1.21 1.08 1.86 3.99 5.47 0.80 2.28 0.69 5.75 2.62 1.94 3.88 31.57
1966 3.99 3.09 2.30 12.01 4.68 1.06 0.99 5.05 3.65 0.96 0.73 3.03 41.54
1965 4.07 5.48 5.65 2.29 14.95 2.18 0.68 4.32 1.97 2.33 2.21 5.27 51.40
1964 2.61 2.75 3.98 3.79 4.23 1.82 0.16 2.42 2.06 0.79 3.18 1.37 29.16
1963 1.29 1.94 1.62 2.27 2.89 3.70 0.73 0.97 2.40 0.30 3.12 2.78 24.01
1962 4.16 1.69 1.57 4.39 1.87 7.24 1.42 0.36 3.23 3.07 3.06 2.06 34.12
1961 7.66 4.47 6.50 1.28 2.82 11.86 2.91 2.27 5.60 0.82 2.74 5.25 54.18
1960 M 0.00 2.30 3.45 1.52 9.10 0.29 2.63 3.91 7.04 3.69 7.95 NA
1958-1959 NOT AVAILABLE
1957 2.48 3.48 4.33 11.63 2.88 2.66 0.48 9.93 3.17 14.36 5.08 2.00 62.48
1956 2.75 4.30 1.68 2.65 5.36 2.99 0.19 3.74 0.34 0.32 3.74 0.92 28.98
1955 3.07 4.53 1.69 3.54 1.95 2.70 1.18 5.73 2.53 1.47 0.07 1.83 30.29
1954 2.02 0.46 0.48 1.29 5.52 0.77 1.11 0.88 1.57 7.92 3.09 2.61 27.72
1953 0.99 1.87 6.50 3.39 9.01 2.72 0.57 1.64 1.18 1.68 3.78 6.13 39.46
1952 3.00 5.15 3.94 5.21 5.22 0.63 1.16 0.26 0.60 0.06 6.63 4.55 36.41
1951 3.16 3.14 3.94 2.25 2.58 2.83 0.75 0.07 4.26 0.80 2.43 1.42 27.63
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1950 4.19 4.57 1.95 4.48 6.06 3.33 4.57 2.65 2.88 0.86 1.08 0.13 36.75
1949 6.10 2.41 2.85 2.43 2.32 1.46 6.06 3.02 4.20 10.63 0.44 3.47 45.39
1948 3.90 3.74 1.44 4.20 1.56 2.64 0.92 0.36 0.36 0.51 3.77 4.70 28.10
1947 3.68 1.59 5.11 1.91 7.47 3.39 0.25 1.13 1.74 0.54 3.19 4.93 34.93
1946 5.78 3.89 6.40 4.33 7.16 2.17 1.47 3.91 1.62 1.88 9.37 2.74 50.72
1945 3.63 3.14 9.31 2.21 2.29 4.09 7.73 2.52 5.70 7.35 1.12 3.91 53.00
1944 5.76 5.43 3.95 4.33 7.69 1.03 2.05 2.44 1.11 0.12 7.59 8.44 49.94
1943 1.68 0.64 2.91 1.98 7.58 1.11 1.93 2.41 5.17 1.20 2.12 3.94 32.67
1942 0.57 0.65 1.24 8.78 7.48 3.78 1.00 3.05 3.35 1.28 1.59 3.91 36.68
1941 3.15 4.21 3.11 3.55 3.56 7.83 2.92 1.43 4.84 6.29 4.03 3.34 48.26
1940 1.50 3.57 0.45 3.10 3.21 6.69 5.92 2.54 1.76 2.26 15.92 5.87 52.79
1939 5.26 4.43 1.84 1.45 5.53 3.14 0.71 2.66 0.15 1.37 3.57 2.05 32.16
1938 4.26 1.93 5.67 3.78 2.54 2.68 6.15 1.67 1.29 0.17 2.71 3.14 35.99
1937 4.88 1.59 4.92 1.40 0.68 2.76 1.62 1.58 3.07 1.86 5.85 6.88 37.09
1936 0.46 0.94 1.27 2.88 6.83 0.92 7.38 0.63 1.95 3.36 3.02 3.01 32.65
1935 2.22 3.57 2.59 5.63 8.83 2.42 0.95 1.90 5.49 5.69 3.26 6.42 48.97
1934 5.35 2.48 5.78 4.82 3.46 0.05 1.17 1.48 3.74 0.37 9.27 4.20 42.17
1933 3.26 2.98 6.33 4.14 5.39 0.38 2.66 0.63 1.59 0.56 0.90 3.80 32.62
1932 10.90 6.77 3.50 1.83 2.61 1.44 1.06 1.13 7.49 1.58 1.65 6.73 46.69
1931 2.65 4.69 3.39 3.10 2.16 0.97 5.39 3.13 0.01 2.81 3.29 7.54 39.13
1930 3.19 4.21 2.15 0.99 8.20 0.52 0.74 2.10 2.46 6.62 3.23 3.08 37.49
1929 5.39 1.59 3.21 3.75 8.55 2.88 0.73 T 3.23 3.38 6.56 3.21 42.48
1928 0.99 4.85 1.92 2.68 0.58 7.07 2.81 2.45 0.90 2.94 6.59 5.56 39.34
1927 2.14 3.98 3.41 5.15 2.36 5.82 2.68 0.01 1.42 7.77 1.33 3.43 39.50
1926 4.10 0.49 9.38 4.35 6.18 7.27 4.25 1.29 1.93 2.03 2.02 8.73 52.02
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1925 2.23 0.96 0.43 1.05 1.21 0.68 0.59 1.85 2.43 6.73 7.94 0.87 26.97
1924 3.91 3.97 4.31 2.66 4.71 2.68 0.07 0.55 4.49 0.30 1.49 1.77 30.91
1923 3.12 3.71 4.12 4.75 2.12 1.41 1.04 1.83 6.22 3.66 2.52 8.48 42.98
1922 5.62 4.40 6.93 7.43 5.62 1.88 4.24 1.73 2.48 3.26 4.37 0.46 48.42
1921 2.37 2.16 3.55 6.75 6.61 11.17 1.27 0.84 1.25 0.21 0.43 2.92 39.53
1920 7.10 1.02 1.95 1.16 2.71 2.88 3.71 7.63 3.07 5.80 4.64 3.45 45.12
1919 2.54 2.70 3.83 1.42 3.96 6.33 1.50 3.36 4.12 8.32 7.10 2.16 47.34
1918 1.37 1.02 1.41 11.24 0.85 1.73 0.25 2.41 1.63 2.51 4.98 3.63 33.03
1917 1.66 1.95 1.27 3.49 3.88 2.95 7.73 0.07 2.35 0.31 1.50 0.45 27.61
1916 4.20 0.13 0.47 3.80 8.00 1.87 2.01 1.86 3.02 0.51 2.99 0.74 29.60
1915 3.04 2.64 1.96 7.22 1.51 1.52 3.91 9.81 0.47 2.68 2.48 3.77 41.01
1914 0.62 2.92 6.81 3.28 6.16 T 0.17 4.09 2.04 1.37 4.91 6.19 38.56
1913 3.45 3.57 2.69 3.30 2.83 1.51 0.71 0.23 6.64 4.09 1.23 10.88 41.13
1912 0.14 1.54 7.55 4.43 2.73 3.69 0.61 0.46 1.66 2.69 0.57 4.77 30.84
1911 0.48 3.16 4.65 8.24 0.77 0.55 3.72 3.01 0.59 3.04 2.35 6.68 37.24
1910 0.48 3.18 1.92 3.64 5.75 1.49 1.75 0.96 1.13 1.06 1.92 3.23 26.51
1909 0.19 3.56 2.27 2.51 0.98 3.36 0.80 2.11 1.55 2.74 1.51 2.40 23.98
1908 1.76 4.45 2.24 5.17 7.86 2.22 1.17 2.69 2.32 1.15 1.07 1.75 33.85
1907 1.13 1.51 2.01 3.68 5.74 1.39 0.80 0.29 2.91 5.32 10.07 3.16 38.01
1906 1.92 3.06 1.24 2.47 2.62 3.49 2.58 1.43 3.14 3.93 1.66 5.40 32.94
1905 2.06 2.47 3.95 6.51 6.79 5.43 4.87 0.72 0.59 3.47 4.56 4.88 46.30
1904 0.66 3.50 0.88 5.02 3.97 4.73 2.52 1.58 4.08 0.68 0.67 4.08 32.37
1903 2.96 5.97 4.66 0.80 1.89 4.19 8.76 1.56 2.45 4.90 0.01 1.33 39.48
1902 1.56 1.83 3.31 2.13 2.02 1.57 10.03 T 5.14 3.42 7.08 1.67 39.76
1901 3.14 2.85 2.91 4.97 2.92 1.96 0.78 3.45 10.57 2.70 2.54 2.43 41.22
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1900 4.70 1.16 6.44 7.00 4.63 2.55 2.85 3.29 3.77 3.02 3.18 1.73 44.32
1899 5.48 3.46 1.43 2.81 4.84 8.66 4.52 1.83 0.28 7.18 2.71 4.51 47.71
1898 5.70 4.68 2.24 1.43 3.24 5.50 2.29 3.22 1.92 2.42 4.19 5.22 42.05
1897 5.95 0.29 8.19 2.01 4.27 4.16 1.01 0.48 1.36 3.65 1.30 6.81 39.48
1896 7.67 7.05 1.77 1.22 4.13 0.71 1.67 1.19 2.01 7.16 1.67 2.15 38.40
1895 2.42 2.50 2.52 2.35 11.38 5.29 3.85 0.06 1.05 3.73 4.23 4.34 43.72
1894 2.28 6.38 4.59 6.47 1.83 4.03 2.76 5.45 10.04 1.04 1.90 1.98 46.05
1893 1.14 1.25 2.67 3.37 4.96 5.35 0.09 3.55 1.32 0.17 4.94 1.77 30.58
1892 3.93 5.05 4.70 4.80 4.18 9.77 1.60 3.41 0.98 5.74 5.99 11.04 61.19
1891 11.11 1.92 2.63 8.95 1.67 2.27 2.89 3.44 1.53 0.12 4.09 4.65 45.27
1890 5.76 4.95 4.94 6.96 6.85 3.18 1.76 2.05 3.42 9.01 1.91 1.27 52.06
1889 6.82 4.02 4.53 2.31 3.47 7.00 2.21 1.77 4.73 1.21 7.97 0.39 46.43
1888 4.50 4.74 9.48 6.62 6.64 5.80 4.39 3.21 0.27 1.51 5.92 6.58 59.66
1887 0.52 3.87 1.45 0.74 6.76 2.57 2.97 5.18 2.20 3.20 1.86 6.72 38.04
1886 3.65 3.95 4.62 2.75 0.30 2.37 3.31 1.32 7.12 1.95 1.42 0.45 33.21
1885 7.77 3.02 2.25 5.14 6.08 2.07 0.33 1.87 4.63 1.47 3.48 3.14 41.25
1884 2.31 2.47 3.62 7.30 17.25 2.65 0.06 0.66 4.00 1.45 2.93 6.97 51.64
1883 3.79 4.01 5.35 3.53 2.85 6.33 1.28 0.30 1.99 4.47 7.09 2.50 43.49
1882 6.90 3.68 2.37 3.42 7.56 0.83 6.52 5.32 2.25 9.96 8.63 1.61 59.05
1871-1881 NOT AVAILABLE
1870 1.70 0.52 0.50 7.25 3.80 M M M M 6.00 M 6.30 NA
1869   2.00 1.61 7.10 NA
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann


Location below

Map of the Palestine region

Map from tiger.census.gov