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Traveling for the holidays, we have you covered

Traveling for the holidays, we have you covered

We at KETK want to wish you a safe travels this holiday season. To help you along your holiday adventures, we have some tools to share with you.
Winter solstice begins December 21

Winter solstice begins December 21

Sunday marks the “astronomical” official beginning of winter across the globe. For East Texas, winter will begin at 5:03 Central Standard Time. For meteorologists, winter began on December 1st.

Rain Friday, clearing out by evening

Thursday was a dreary and misty day over East Texas. Highs in most locations only reached the 40s, but there were some 50s down in Deep East Texas.
Rainy weather lasting through end of work week

Rainy weather lasting through end of work week

Earlier this afternoon we had some light showers move through a few counties in East Texas. Round #1 of rain continues through Thursday morning. Round #2 arrives by late night Thursday and lasts throughout your Friday.
Showers & storms tonight, we're tracking them for you

Showers & storms tonight, we're tracking them for you

7:45PM Update: Good evening. This afternoon, we had heavy rain showers over western counties in East Texas. For tonight, a line of showers has set up west of the viewing area.
Showers & storms begin by Sunday late afternoon

Showers & storms begin by Sunday late afternoon

I’m tracking a cold front that will arrive after we get showers and thunderstorms for East Texas from Sunday evening through Monday midday.

California heavy rains lead to erosion

When storm systems develop over the West Coast, they are fueled by two different systems, a cold air and a moisture source. The cold air is a part of the polar jet stream pattern.
Weak disturbances through work-week, T-Storms by Sunday

Weak disturbances through work-week, T-Storms by Sunday

As we finish off the remainder of this work week, we will have some disturbances that will generate clouds over East Texas and afternoon temperatures in the 50s and low 60s.
Typhoon Hagupit hits Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit hits Philippines

   (CNN) -- The eye of Typhoon Hagupit slammed into east-central Philippines on Saturday night, battering the area with rain and roaring winds as low-lying areas further to the west braced for the possibility of overwhelming storm sur
Thanksgiving/Black Friday forecast

Thanksgiving/Black Friday forecast

On this Thanksgiving holiday, we have so much to be thankful for. I am thankful for you, the viewers, who take time to read the weather blog and I hope you find it insightful in planning any events you may have.
Tracking rain & storms for your Saturday

Tracking rain & storms for your Saturday

SATURDAY 8:30PM UPDATE: Bands of showers and storms are moving through East Texas this evening. We will continue to see the rain through this evening and tonight.
Heavy rain likely Saturday & some strong storms possible

Heavy rain likely Saturday & some strong storms possible

You can count on a lot of rain for East Texas on Saturday. Timing of showers and storms entering our area will be as early as 3PM (western/southern areas) and exiting ETX by the pre-dawn hours on Sunday morning.
Warm weather is back, & so is the rain

Warm weather is back, & so is the rain

We’ve seen our coldest weather of the season thus far over the last week and a half. Now, it is changing again toward a slightly warmer but rainy pattern for the upcoming weekend.
Tracking the wintry precipitation tonight

Tracking the wintry precipitation tonight

Follow Meteorologist Marcus Bagwell below for updates. -------------------------------- 9PM Update: A band of light to moderate snow showers are moving through Central Texas and the Metroplex at this time.