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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 11:57am

Weather Talk

Blast of cold air coming for the weekend

After this past Tuesday evening’s cold front, we have seen pleasant and calm weather over East Texas. This is typically what autumn looks like for us: temperatures in the 70s and low 80s.
Why not keep Daylight Saving or Standard Time all year?

Why not keep Daylight Saving or Standard Time all year?

This Saturday night we set our clocks back one hour before we go to sleep so we can an extra hour of rest. We call this “Standard Time”.Daylight saving time in the U.S..

KETK’s official winter weather outlook

With our weather remaining nice and quiet into next week, I thought I take time to go into further detail about our weather team’s thoughts on this upcoming winter.
Weather Talk: Becoming windy & cooler this afternoon/evening

Weather Talk: Becoming windy & cooler this afternoon/evening

Monday 11AM Update: Tornado Watch remains in effect until 2PM for Sabine county. This county is still seeing ongoing showers and storms, and the threat of severe weather will exist through early afternoon.

Wrap-Up of round #1 of rain, preparing for round #2 of storms

It was a cloudy, cool, and dreary Saturday across East Texas. We had a lot of rainfall move through since late Friday night. Here are the rainfall totals from the area airports.

Showers & storms this weekend, continuing through Monday

A gloomy, rainy, and stormy weekend looks likely for East Texas. This week, we’ve seen some warm and humid weather. Our warmest day was Tuesday, with the upper high over Texas.
National Weather Service warns of Super Tyhpoon Vongfong

National Weather Service warns of Super Tyhpoon Vongfong

A spectacular visible satellite image of Super Typhoon Vongfong in the western Pacific was captured by the National Weather Service on Tuesday.

Storm cleared, but now East Texans are clearing damage

Grab your leaf blowers East Texas!  If you didn't hear Thursday night's storm, chances are you heard about it. The storm has cleared, but now East Texans are clearing up the damage.
Updated: Severe WX threat Thursday evening & Friday early morning

Updated: Severe WX threat Thursday evening & Friday early morning

Thursday Night Update: Our 7PM model data has come in and is now suggesting that the timing of the storms will be earlier in the evening.
Storms Thursday night; potential for storms to be strong or severe

Storms Thursday night; potential for storms to be strong or severe

In my previous blog post, I mentioned that we could see the potential for storms to become strong or severe on Thursday. Recent model data is supporting that theory.
Summer-Like WX returns, then a blast of fall next weekend

Summer-Like WX returns, then a blast of fall next weekend

We have big changes coming to our area by late this week!
Weather Talk: Heavy rains across Texas this week

Weather Talk: Heavy rains across Texas this week

Hurricane Odile slammed into the Baja California region on Monday. Heavy rainfall has impacted the Baja region earlier this week. Over the last few days, this system has drawn lots of moisture into the desert southwest and into Texas.
Fall weather today & possible records

Fall weather today & possible records

We've been on a roller coaster ride over the last 5 days for temperatures in East Texas. We began the week with highs peaking in the middle and upper 90s.
Cooler air coming; heavy storms possible south

Cooler air coming; heavy storms possible south

Good Friday! We’re continuing to track the secondary cold front that is moving toward East Texas. Here is the 12PM analysis of the secondary cold front.