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Scattered Thunderstorms Across the Eastern U.S. Today; Risk for Some Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding

A cold front moving through the eastern U.S. will bring thunderstorms and heavy rainfall to that part of the country today, with localized flash flooding possible from the Northeast to the Deep South. Severe thunderstorms are possible across the Northeast and northern Mid-Atlantic. Out west, windy, dry conditions are keeping fire weather threats elevated. Read More >

A cold front will move through all of North and Central Texas today, resulting in mostly cloudy and cooler weather with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms. Any storms that develop will be capable of heavy rainfall and lightning. Highs today will range from the lower 60s in the northwest to the middle 80s in the southeast. A north wind will develop behind the cold front between 10 and 20 mph along with some higher gusts.
Tonight (Wednesday night) will be mostly cloudy and much cooler with a few lingering showers. Overnight lows will range from the lower 50s in the northwest to the middle 60s in the southeast.
A gradual warm up is expected as we head into early October.There will be low shower chances generally Saturday through Tuesday. An isolated thunderstorm can't be ruled out. Highs will be in the lower and middle 80s with lows from the middle 60s to the lower 70s.

 
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Dallas/Fort Worth - Earliest and Latest Freezes        Click Here for Waco

 

Average Date of...
  • First Freeze - November 22
  • Last Freeze - March 12

 

Earliest First Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1 Oct 22, 1898 31
2 Oct 27, 1957 29
3 Oct 28, 1925 30
4
(tie)
Oct 29, 1910 31
Oct 29, 1913 32
6
(tie)
Oct 30, 1917 24
Oct 30, 1980 29
Oct 30, 1993 32
9 Nov 1, 1906 31
10
(tie)
Nov 2, 1991 28
Nov 2, 1951 29
Nov 2, 1912 29
Nov 2, 1966 30
Latest Last Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1
(tie)
Apr 13, 1957 30
Apr 13, 1997 32
3 Apr 12, 1940 31
4 Apr 11, 1989 29
5 Apr 10, 1973 30
6 Apr 9, 1914 30
7 Apr 8, 1938 32
8 Apr 7, 1971 31
9 Apr 5, 1920 32
10
(tie)
Apr 3, 1987 30
Apr 3, 1975 31
Apr 3, 1915 31
 
Latest First Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1 Jan 4, 1972 21
2 Dec 26, 1933 27
3 Dec 25, 1965 31
4 Dec 21, 1998 22
5
(tie)
Dec 17, 1930 32
Dec 17, 1921 32
7 Dec 16, 2007 28
8
(tie)
Dec 15, 1981 32
Dec 15, 1931 32
10 Dec 14, 1923 30
Earliest Last Freeze
Rank Date Temperature
1 Jan 8, 2017 20
2 Feb 5, 2000 30
3
(tie)
Feb 8, 1907 26
Feb 8, 1976 30
5 Feb 12, 2012 25
6
(tie)
Feb 14, 1981 27
Feb 14, 1946 29
8 Feb 15, 1985 30
9 Feb 16, 2004 30
10 Feb 17, 1990 31