Weather Talk

Updated weekend wx; *brief* wintry mix possible Sunday night/Monday AM

Updated weekend wx; *brief* wintry mix possible Sunday night/Monday AM

Well, Wednesday morning’s data is suggesting that a very small period of some light wintry precipitation will be possible late Sunday into Monday. Let’s go into more detail about the forecast based off the models.
Goodbye warm weather...Hello blast of cold air, & updated weekend forecast

Goodbye warm weather...Hello blast of cold air, & updated weekend forecast

Here we go! Today was indeed a warm and windy day all across East Texas. Here were the 2PM observations of temperature, wind speed, and wind gusts.
Weekend precipitation & cold weather prolonged to Thanksgiving?

Weekend precipitation & cold weather prolonged to Thanksgiving?

If you are a weather geek like me, then this forecast for the upcoming weekend is tough. Models are showing various outputs for what we can expect this weekend. Honestly, it is very difficult to forecast beyond 4 days.
Tracking the cold front & precipitation type for next Saturday

Tracking the cold front & precipitation type for next Saturday

Okay, so we know the arctic cold air is coming. I hope you’ve heard about this over the last few days. I will walk you through the next few days, and then we’ll look at this upcoming Saturday.

It’s almost time for the heater & the coats!

We have a great weather weekend ahead. Very fall like weather will remain with slightly below normal temperatures on Saturday and Sunday.
The rain has arrived & more is coming through Thursday morning

The rain has arrived & more is coming through Thursday morning

I had lunch with my wife around Noon on Tuesday and it was still muggy in Tyler. By time we went back outdoors around 1PM, it has suddenly turned cooler. Here is the change in temperature at Tyler Pounds since 10AM this morning.
Heavy rain threat for East Texas by mid-week

Heavy rain threat for East Texas by mid-week

After a great weekend of autumn weather, it all changes as we go into this first full week of November. Heavy rain looks likely in East Texas, and you’ll want to be weather aware!

Cold today with more frost expected tonight

It was a cold morning in East Texas. Here were the morning lows.
Scary weather! Actual weather phobias

Scary weather! Actual weather phobias

Halloween is suppose to be fun “Scary” with the ghost stories and many people dressed up as zombies, vampires, were wolves and other frightening creatures.

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.