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Snow Will Persist in the Northeast and Great Lake States

Heavy Lake Effect snow will continue to the lee of the Great Lakes for the next couple of days. Snow will also return to the Northeast by Tuesday as another front moves in. Bitter cold wind chills can be expected in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Freezing temperatures will even impact central Florida. Meanwhile, elevated fire weather conditions will persist in southern California. Read More >

With an elevated fire weather threat today, here are some tips to help prevent wildfires!
It's quite chilly this morning with temperatures in the teens and 20s across most of the region, with a few spots in the lower 30s.
Did you know that the shortest day of the year is just a few days away? On that day, we (North & Central TX) will have approximately 10 hours of daylight. This is around 4 hours less daylight than on June Solstice. The Winter Solstice (when we start the astronomical winter) will be on Thursday December 21st, 2017.

 
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Rainbow (Somervell County)

32º 16' N 97º 42' W

648 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 60.9 68.5 76.9 83.9 91.0 95.4 96.2 88.6 78.7 67.5 58.3 76.9
Minimum (°F) 30.9 35.0 43.2 51.1 61.4 68.2 71.7 71.3 63.4 52.7 42.3 32.3 52.0
Precipitation (in.) 1.71 2.26 2.95 2.58 4.28 4.09 1.56 2.57 2.88 3.15 2.18 1.97 32.18
Degree
Days
Heating 648 482 308 115 14 0 0 0 7 90 322 613 2599
Cooling 2 5 24 85 251 438 575 581 337 111 19 3 2431
Monthly Precipitation
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
2017 2.72 2.50 0.88 4.66 1.45 6.72 3.73 3.54 1.37 2.52 1.97    
2016 0.58 1.90 3.74 5.72 7.63 4.19 0.03 4.10 2.40 2.26 2.96 0.80 36.31
2015 3.70 2.09 2.68 8.95 14.75 2.44 0.10 2.77 0.71 12.00 6.28 3.08 59.55
2014 0.06 0.47 0.99 1.06 4.51  10.40 2.78 0.70 0.36 3.06 2.60 0.87 27.86
2013 4.54 1.07 0.53 2.99 2.30 1.60 5.48 0.37 4.38 3.08 1.89 2.98 31.21
2012 6.72 2.91 4.89 0.46 1.61 3.63 0.96 6.28 3.00 0.76 0.05 1.13 32.40
2011 1.76 0.86 0.08 1.57 3.42 0.05 0.25 1.33 0.81 6.24 1.10 4.50 21.97
2010 4.10 2.37 3.60 3.24 1.74 0.47 2.60 1.79 9.57 0.28 1.36 1.70 32.82
2009 0.98 0.88 4.24 4.76 5.45 1.01 2.76 2.91 7.08 7.90 1.94 2.60 42.51
2008 1.04 0.92 3.92 5.79 1.52 0.45 0.86 5.27 2.40 1.36 1.33 0.40 25.26
2007 3.31 0.82 5.67 2.93 10.34 10.66 6.19 2.62 4.44 3.58 1.89 1.34 53.79
2006 2.83 2.28 6.38 3.28 3.30 1.44 1.13 2.24 0.91 4.56 2.22 1.50 32.07
2005 1.81 2.56 1.93 0.08 2.63 0.98 0.44 3.29 1.78 0.43 0.34 0.05 16.32
2004 1.96 4.98 0.87 5.09 3.41 8.51 1.86 4.01 0.65 3.17 8.25 0.48 43.24
2003 0.58 3.76 1.70 2.42 1.75 5.23 0.55 2.21 3.90 3.51 1.18 0.61 27.40
2002 4.89 1.43 6.36 3.00 7.61 0.89 4.30 T 2.21 4.98 0.72 3.85 40.24
2001 3.40 4.73 4.95 0.71 2.23 0.86 0.72 2.52 4.15 2.14 4.50 2.31 33.22
2000 1.42 0.98 1.79 1.62 2.61 11.45 0.00 0.00 0.10 6.03 5.48 2.31 33.69
1999 1.52 0.01 2.00 1.21 2.91 6.00 2.08 0.00 1.20 1.45 0.05 1.66 20.09
1998 1.23 5.29 5.02 0.34 1.75 1.94 0.92 1.04 0.64 2.64 4.87 2.66 28.34
1997 0.83 6.73 3.07 3.99 1.70 3.70 0.52 1.76 0.35 4.08 1.25 4.11 32.09
1996 0.61 0.38 1.07 2.42 0.73 1.34 2.71 9.21 4.16 1.88 2.65 0.30 24.46
1995 0.79 0.82 4.16 2.55 5.12 4.54 1.43 7.81 2.79 0.38 0.87 1.05 32.31
1994 1.22 1.22 2.34 4.02 4.51 1.19 1.92 1.55 4.73 4.89 2.92 2.63 33.14
1993 2.46 2.89 2.69 2.51 2.16 3.41 0.00 0.67 2.13 4.14 0.80 2.82 26.68
1992 2.40 4.70 1.70 1.40 7.30 2.45 2.60 1.35 1.20 0.70 2.65 2.75 31.20
1991 2.40 0.75 0.35 3.70 4.30 3.90 0.55 6.60 3.15 8.40 1.35 9.41 44.86
1990 3.80 3.70 3.55 6.85 6.05 3.35 0.95 4.55 1.85 1.70 2.40 0.85 39.60
1989 2.00 3.02 4.53 2.30 9.80 7.60 0.00 4.60 2.85 3.05 0.55 0.40 40.70
1988 0.00 0.40 0.63 2.45 2.64 6.50 4.05 1.65 5.05 1.40 1.48 2.06 28.31
1987 1.45 4.09 0.87 0.20 7.55 6.45 0.00 0.65 1.25 0.95 1.10 1.40 25.96
1986 0.00 1.75 0.50 1.30 5.85 14.90 2.00 1.20 11.00 2.95 1.45 2.50 45.40
1985 0.75 2.40 2.25 4.75 2.65 2.00 0.40 0.00 3.65 1.45 2.40 0.50 23.20
1984 1.00 1.15 4.95 0.35 0.80 1.25 1.65 1.05 1.30 6.63 1.34 3.50 24.97
1983 0.66 0.70 2.12 0.45 6.65 2.00 0.35 2.40 1.90 1.32 1.15 0.35 20.05
1982 1.80 1.25 2.50 2.25 9.73 3.85 1.17 1.15 0.02 1.90 4.88 M NA
1981 0.55 M 2.60 1.55 3.17 5.75 1.75 2.85 0.35 6.25 1.90 0.30 NA
1980 1.09 1.00 1.86 M 4.96 0.70 0.00 0.00 5.55 0.31 1.30 2.05 NA
1979 3.75 2.20 6.54 2.55 7.35 2.50 0.05 1.25 1.60 3.20 0.15 3.35 34.49
1978 0.78 2.40 1.30 1.45 4.91 0.20 0.50 0.95 1.25 0.30 3.83 0.00 17.87
1977 1.20 1.10 6.85 4.90 1.20 1.35 1.10 1.12 0.30 1.40 1.60 0.15 22.27
1976 0.00 0.50 1.65 6.45 5.00 2.50 3.00 1.30 4.68 3.55 0.20 3.50 32.33
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
1975 0.70 3.35 3.56 3.75 3.78 2.99 2.60 0.50 2.85 0.30 0.87 1.40 26.65
1974 2.77 1.20 0.50 0.70 2.77 1.50 0.11 5.83 5.62 7.97 1.00 1.21 31.18
1973 3.88 1.32 2.91 7.30 1.31 7.14 9.42 0.52 2.20 4.45 2.42 0.00 42.87
1972 1.19 0.34 0.65 3.80 4.32 2.86 2.92 1.34 4.92 5.09 2.09 0.15 29.67
1971 0.00 1.15 0.05 2.72 3.87 1.07 5.66 2.76 2.16 7.41 1.52 5.50 33.87
1970 0.95 4.48 4.01 4.49 3.52 1.01 0.48 0.28 8.67 2.04 0.00 0.52 30.45
1969 0.43 1.75 4.76 5.07 7.26 1.72 1.54 2.06 0.70 5.68 1.15 2.36 34.48
1968 4.84 1.71 3.03 2.54 11.55 2.91 3.73 2.76 1.57 0.68 3.30 0.87 39.49
1967 0.11 0.77 1.88 3.56 3.77 3.17 4.57 0.02 4.91 2.65 1.66 2.38 29.45
1966 1.13 2.55 1.40 4.42 1.55 2.39 0.08 5.65 3.71 1.15 0.34 1.21 25.58
1965 3.66 4.15 0.28 0.52 10.02 0.78 0.24 1.54 1.88 2.19 1.68 2.23 29.17
1964 4.13 1.21 3.40 4.73 0.95 2.43 0.07 2.34 4.93 1.20 3.54 0.76 29.69
1963 0.20 0.20 0.96 2.62 3.84 1.62 0.83 0.60 3.08 0.32 3.07 1.17 18.51
1962 0.39 0.69 1.03 3.30 1.08 4.26 1.75 1.91 5.63 5.11 2.39 0.85 28.39
1961 6.65 2.92 1.76 0.70 2.39 7.89 4.28 0.76 3.02 7.05 2.70 1.10 41.22
1960 4.00 1.39 0.76 2.47 4.01 3.24 1.67 1.25 1.68 1.37 0.55 5.91 28.30
1959 0.00 1.87 0.02 4.13 1.16 6.68 4.01 1.76 2.25 9.97 1.38 3.20 36.43
1958 2.22 1.77 2.80 4.86 3.73 3.61 2.26 2.70 6.95 1.55 2.09 1.41 35.95
1957 0.81 2.02 1.99 11.40 8.70 2.87 0.00 0.07 2.37 5.72 5.23 2.26 43.44
1956 1.30 2.39 0.25 3.40 2.85 0.93 0.02 0.76 0.71 4.31 1.91 2.50 21.33
1955 1.30 1.35 0.66 2.90 6.67 2.70 2.27 1.81 8.79 1.49 0.00 0.83 30.77
1954 0.80 0.55 1.07 4.92 2.60 3.66 2.00 0.09 0.33 2.98 2.18 0.76 21.94
1953 0.22 0.61 2.39 3.37 3.44 0.57 1.88 2.04 1.45 3.22 1.70 0.72 21.61
1952 0.74 0.72 2.21 6.25 5.70 0.04 0.46 0.07 1.56 0.00 6.16 2.77 26.68
1951 0.52 1.36 0.95 1.50 4.28 5.76 2.95 0.33 1.06 2.12 0.43 0.11 21.37
1950 4.63 3.54 0.75 4.75 4.28 2.42 5.94 1.94 6.66 0.22 0.03 0.00 35.16
1949 4.67 3.03 3.09 3.50 5.81 4.87 0.55 0.86 0.56 4.57 0.39 2.22 34.12
1948 1.50 3.28 1.65 1.57 3.59 3.66 1.42 1.68 2.03 1.02 0.70 0.59 22.69
1947 2.59 0.71 2.62 2.84 1.90 2.82 0.18 1.78 2.36 2.10 2.58 4.44 26.92
1946   5.49 0.84 4.07 3.49 NA
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann


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Map of the Rainbow region

Map from tiger.census.gov