Month: June 2017

Squall Line with Damaging Winds Tonight in Texoma & North Texas

The Storm Prediction Center has upgraded a narrow corridor of southern Oklahoma and the Red River counties of North Texas to an ‘enhanced’ level 3 risk of severe weather. This risk is expected to be during the evening and overnight hours. We should see a complex of thunderstorms fire up after 5 PM from the Texas Panhandle extending eastward into Oklahoma. The best combination of wind shear, moisture, and instability will be across the southern half of Oklahoma south into Texoma and the adjacent North Texas counties. Initial storms across the Panhandle and Oklahoma may exhibit some supercelluar characteristics...

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Your Friday Forecast – Hot with Overnight Storms in the Forecast

A summer cold front is in the process of moving south across the panhandle region this morning.  Temps behind the front will be nice today with highs in the mid to upper 80s expected today across the region.  Ahead of the front…very hot conditions expected again today with heat advisories in place for much of west and west central Texas this afternoon.  With slightly less humidity, highs out west will soar between 100 and 110 this afternoon.  Further east and under the influence of very moist and sticky conditions, highs will be slightly lower and in the mid to...

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Scattered Showers in South/Southeast Texas Through Mid-Week

The weather story for most of Texas through mid-week will be increasing temperatures. After a few days of comparatively cooler weather, we’re heading back up the thermostat. Across the western half of Texas, we’ll see temperatures climb about five degrees higher on Wednesday and again on Thursday compared to the previous day’s high temperature. Further east where humidity levels will be higher we will not see as much of a rise in temperatures. However, the heat index will make it feel a few degrees warmer than the actual air temperature. Unlike last week we aren’t talking about record-breaking heat,...

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Monday June 26th Weather Outlook

The remnants of yesterday evening’s strong storms across the panhandle and far western Texas regions continues to dissipate this morning.  A lull in activity is expected across western Texas, but strong to severe storms are expected to develop again later this afternoon across eastern New Mexico and southeastern Colorado and move into the western panhandle and far western Texas later this afternoon.  The Storm Prediction Center has outlined this region with a Marginal Risk (Level 1) of seeing severe storms later this afternoon and evening.  Storm coverage today is not expected to be as great as yesterday, but we...

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Much Cooler & Wetter Today!

Friday’s cold front has pushed south of the DFW area and stretches west towards San Angelo and Van Horn.  Much cooler temps are in the forecast today thanks to both the front and rainfall that has continued to develop both out ahead of the front and behind the front as well.  Rainfall across the northern half of the state will begin to diminish as we head into the afternoon hours.  Areas further south will see continued chances for rainfall today, especially across central, south central, southeast and south Texas during the afternoon hours. Rain chances decrease overnight but will...

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