Day: December 1, 2012

List of New Record High Temperatures set Today

Considering today marks the first day of December and the start of meteorological winter, it was HOT! We tied or set several new high temperature records across Texas today. Here are a list of all the tied/new records set today, December 1.   Austin, TX: 84°F – Old record high of 83°F set in 1954. Childress, TX: 86°F – Old record high of 83°F set in 1943. Corpus Christi, TX: 87°F – Old record high of 83°F set in 2011 D/FW International: 83°F – Tied record high of 83°F set in 1950 Galveston, TX: 78°F – Old record high of 76°F set in 1954. Houston, TX: 83°F – Old record high of 82°F set in 1970. Lubbock, TX: 79°F – Old record high of 76°F set in 2007 Midland, TX: 80°F – Tied record high of 80°F set in 2007. Waco, TX: 83°F – Old record high of 81°F set in 1971. Wichita Falls, TX: 83°F – Old record high of 82°F set in 1950....

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Saturday Afternoon Weather Snapshot

Record highs for today have already been tied in Austin at 83 degrees.  I’m sure by the end of today we’ll see more of that.  Certainly a very warm start for the first day of December.  Not completely unusual, but definitely not feeling like it’s the holiday season just yet! Here’s what the current mesonet sites are reading across the state.  Temps are in black, dewpoints are in blue and highest wind gusts recently measured are in red.   An area of very spotty light showers has developed just northwest of Houston.  More showers are expected to develop along...

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Saturday’s Weather Snapshot

Happy Saturday everyone!  We’ve got a much warmer than normal in store for the first day of the last month of the year.  Highs today will range from the 70’s to mid 80’s across the state which may come close to breaking some records.  Morning clouds will once again blanket the southern, central and north central parts of the state, but should burn off by this afternoon.  Fog will also again be a problem along the coast this morning…especially for areas that received rain yesterday.  Lows tonight will range from the 30’s and 40’s in the panhandle and northwest...

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