SIGNIFICANT SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK EXPECTED TODAY LATE AFTERNOON WELL INTO THE EVENING

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 3:00pm CDT

A potentially significant severe weather episode is unfolding for the forecast area later this afternoon well into this evening. The Storm Prediction Center has placed the entire forecast area in the Enhanced Risk category for severe weather. Please see the map below. The Enhanced Risk area is in orange, the Slight Risk are is in […]

NEW AND IMPROVED RADAR AND SATELLITE ADDED TO THE SITE

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 11:07pm CDT

We have been making several changes to the site behind the scenes over the last few weeks. Some additional, exciting features are being added. One of which you will notice is the new radar and satellite at the bottom of the home page. The old radar and maps page is now gone. The new radar […]

DFW SETS A RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE YESTERDAY

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 1:42pm CDT

The high yesterday, March 4, 2019, at DFW Airport was 32°F. This sets a new record low maximum temperature for that date, breaking the old record of 35°F set in 1960.

REMINDER TO SPRING FORWARD ONE HOUR THIS SUNDAY

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 1:31pm CDT

A reminder that Central Standard Time (CST) ends this Sunday, March 10th, and we spring forward one hour to Central Daylight-Savings Time (CDT).

2018 SECOND WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD FOR DFW

Friday, January 11th, 2019 9:37am CDT

2018 closed out as officially being the second wettest year on record for Dallas/Fort Worth as recorded at DFW Airport. Out of 120 years of weather records, 2015 and 2018 are the wettest on record. In addition, 2018 produced three months that recorded all time rain records, February (11.31 inches), September (12.69 inches), and October […]

RECORD RAINFALL YESTERDAY AT DFW

Thursday, December 27th, 2018 8:47am CDT

Our upper low that brought all the precipitation with it yesterday and early this morning is now marching eastward. It brought a record daily rainfall to DFW Airport. Yesterday we officially recorded 2.45 inches of rain, which broke the old record of 1.35 inches set in 1940. That is nearly the entire month of December […]

DFW RECORDS ITS EARLIEST FIRST FREEZE SINCE 1992

Saturday, November 10th, 2018 2:56pm CDT

DFW Airport officially reached the freezing mark for the first time this season (11/10/2018 – 32°F). This is the earliest first freeze on record since November 5, 1992 (31°F), 26 years ago. The average first freeze for a given cold season is about November 22nd. On November 14, 2014 (31°F) was the last earliest first […]

FIRST FREEZE OF THE SEASON LIKELY FOR AREAS NORTH OF I-20 TONIGHT, THEN EVERYONE TUESDAY MORNING

Friday, November 9th, 2018 3:59pm CDT

A cold, modified Arctic airmass has surged into the DFW area today. A strong surface anti-cyclone pushing south will decouple winds this evening promoting dry and cold air advection into the region. This will set the stage for temperatures to plummet to the upper 20s and lower 30s by Saturday morning. DFW Weather is officially […]

WE FALL BACK ONE HOUR THIS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2018

Monday, October 29th, 2018 9:05am CDT

Just a reminder that we fall back one hour at 2:00 am, Sunday, November 4, 2018. Central Daylight-Savings Time (CDT) ends and we begin Central Standard Time (CST). Remember to set your clocks back one hour.

OCTOBER 2018 THE WETTEST OCTOBER ON RECORD FOR DFW

Thursday, October 25th, 2018 9:15am CDT

Out of 120 years of weather records, it is official that with yesterday’s 2.21 inches of rain, October 2018 is the wettest October on record for DFW. Officially, we have received 14.51 inches of rain so far this month. This breaks the prior record of 14.18 inches set in 1981. This makes 3 months total […]