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September 2019 went into the record books as the hottest month ever observed in Galveston, where the 86.1° monthly average topped the previous all-time mark set in 2005. Three of the last four Septembers have made the top ten hottest September list (with records going back to 1871).

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Based upon forecasts for the next five days, this month is a lock to go into the record books as the warmest September ever observed in Galveston County. With a monthly average of 86.1° (3.8° above normal) this handily eclipses the previous September monthly record of 84° set in 2005. Three …

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The upper-level low and surface trough in the Gulf of Mexico continues to drift slowly west towards the Texas coast, accompanied by a large pool of moisture. This situation is increasingly viewed by the National Weather Service and Weather Prediction Center as likely to produce heavy to exce…

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I was going to write a blog yesterday about the system, Invest 95, over the southeast Bahamas (which has potential development) and another (Invest 94) with some potential for tropical development as well. However, at that point in time, the model forecasts showed very little agreement about…

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It will come as no surprise to most that last month brought the 2nd hottest August ever to the Island (exceeded only by 2011 with records going back to 1871. In fact, all the top ten have occurred since 1995. The monthly August average in Galveston was 87.8°, which was 2.8° above long-term n…

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Yesterday, Galveston saw record heat for the day with the muggy morning low of 86° and afternoon high of 96°exceeding the previous record temperatures for the day. League City, likewise, felt the heat with the overnight temperature dropping to only 82°, followed by an afternoon high of 94°. …

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An upper-level high pressure ridge currently stretching northwestward from Texas to the Pacific Northwest will settle over Texas in the coming few days, leading to hot temperatures, sunny skies and generally dry conditions for Texas and Galveston County.

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Although scattered storms popped up across Galveston County in July, most areas had hotter and much drier conditions than would be expected. League City ended the month with 1.64 inches of rain (2.94 less than average), with temperatures overall running 2.3° above normal. Likewise, Galveston…

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Galveston residents are enjoying a short-term break from the hot, muggy conditions that have prevailed for most of this month. Overnight temperatures dipped to the mid-70’s at the coast and to around 70°over northwest parts of the County. Combined with low humidity levels and fresh northerly…