We have had a lot of moisture in the Mid-Atlantic. This is not good weather for the dahlia tubers still in the ground. Soggy soil is a bigger problem than cold weather. “Climate Change” seems to be making slow progress. The flower bulbs and garlic on our condo’s patio are also sprouting much more than normal.
I dug, divided, and stored most of my tubers in plastic bags with vermiculite. If I were really conscientious, I would open the bags this month and check their condition. I would remove those with mold (mushy) and sprinkle some water (just a very little and don't tightly seal) if they are shriveling. I have never been a big believer in the latter, but it is a popular remedy. (My editor says it has worked for her!)
If you are in Southern Florida or other parts of the US that do not experience winter, you might plant tubers later this month so they can grow and bloom before the weather gets too hot and dry.