Weather Talk

Clouds continue for Friday before we warm-up

Clouds continue for Friday before we warm-up

The warmer temperatures are definitely on the way for the weekend. But cloudy skies are a concern for daytime Friday.
Dreary & cold days before a weekend reward

Dreary & cold days before a weekend reward

We do have some low-end rain chances for tonight through Thursday. Along with rain chances, a strong cold front will arrive late Wednesday night and will give us a chilly Thursday.
Timing the rain for this evening

Timing the rain for this evening

Our rain chances will be increasing as we approach late afternoon and evening. I’ll time the rainfall using the Texas Tech model.
Cooler weather plus rain on the way

Cooler weather plus rain on the way

The last days of January will end on a much cooler note compared to previous days. I hope you’ve enjoyed this taste of spring weather this week. Here’s a look at the last 5 days for afternoon temperatures.
City by city in the blizzard of 2015

City by city in the blizzard of 2015

 (CNN) -- The first major snowstorm of 2015 is expected to hit the Northeastern United States on Monday afternoon. Here's what's expected in three major cities. New York

Rain continues tonight, could end as wintry mix Friday AM

The rain will continue again late tonight and be coming to an end by Friday afternoon. Yesterday, I mentioned that we could have a chance of seeing some wintry weather (mainly in the form of wet snow flakes).
A rainy Thursday for East Texas

A rainy Thursday for East Texas

As I looked outside my apartment window late Wednesday afternoon, I watched the skies became gloomy again. I then think to myself why the fabulous, spring-like weather had to go away (I know you’re likely having similar thoughts)!
Clouds through Thursday AM, then the sunshine/warmer temperatures return

Clouds through Thursday AM, then the sunshine/warmer temperatures return

The gloomy weather has been the talker for the last few weeks. Many of you are just waiting for Thursday to arrive—as that is the day we will begin to see more sunshine.
Rain ending by mid-afternoon; cloudy & cold

Rain ending by mid-afternoon; cloudy & cold

Sunday 10AM Update: Rain will be decreasing over ETX by late morning and early afternoon.  Temperatures held close to freezing overnight, but no one bas below 32°.
Mainly rain with light mix for Saturday night & Sunday AM

Mainly rain with light mix for Saturday night & Sunday AM

As we look ahead to the Saturday evening/Sunday morning wintry mix potential, it still appears that the best chance will be north of Tyler and Longview.

Weekend wx update; more rain than wintry weather

I have newer model data for the two chances of wintry weather in East Texas.
Wednesday’s update for this weekend's wintry weather potential

Wednesday’s update for this weekend's wintry weather potential

As we have stressed over the past few days, the overall potential for winter weather would continue to change. Today, it has lived up to its name.
Updating wintry precipitation threat that begins Friday

Updating wintry precipitation threat that begins Friday

We’re gearing up for the potential for a wintry mess this weekend. I will follow the same format I did yesterday with this blog post.
It's getting colder this week, & wintry precipitation by Friday

It's getting colder this week, & wintry precipitation by Friday

Wow! Our weather is about to change in a significant way this week for East Texas. As we’ve told you, another shot of arctic air will settle into ETX by Wednesday and Thursday.
Arctic cold, times two this week

Arctic cold, times two this week

The rain is long gone. The sun finally peaked through the clouds late Saturday afternoon. You know, the last time we had full sunshine was Christmas Day.