Weather Talk

Weather Talk: Cooler and drier Friday

Weather Talk: Cooler and drier Friday

1:45AM Update: We are now tracking the cold front moving through East Texas. As of 1:45AM, it was moving through Wood county. Behind this front, much cooler and drier air will be filtering in.
Updated Weather Talk: Strong storms Friday afternoon

Updated Weather Talk: Strong storms Friday afternoon

FRIDAY EARLY AFTERNOON UPDATE: As expected this morning, it has been very muggy and warm in East Texas. We have also been under a mostly cloudy sky as well with a few showers in the area.

Weather Talk: Strong storms possible Friday

Storms today have been limited due to the overcast and cloudy skies we have had in East Texas. The heaviest storms have been in Deep East Texas where there were a few severe storm warnings earlier this afternoon.
Updated: Weather Talk: Storms Thursday, very warm and stormy Friday

Updated: Weather Talk: Storms Thursday, very warm and stormy Friday

THURSDAY AM UPDATE: Good morning. We have a very mild and breezy morning.
Updated: Weather Talk: Cold & Windy Sunday

Updated: Weather Talk: Cold & Windy Sunday

Sunday 9:30AM Update: The cold front moved through East Texas late Saturday night and early this morning.
Weather Talk: Cold & Windy Sunday

Weather Talk: Cold & Windy Sunday

Sunday 9:30AM Update: The main cold front has pushed through East Texas. Now, a reinforcing cold front--that contains stronger winds and cooler air--is now making its way to East Texas.
The effects of changing the time one hour ahead

The effects of changing the time one hour ahead

I am certainly feeling the effects of sleeping one hour less today. I couldn't fully accept the idea I was losing one hour of sleep this morning.
Weather Talk: Closed Low impacts and major cold front

Weather Talk: Closed Low impacts and major cold front

This weekend, you may have heard me mention a “closed” area of Low pressure in the Baja Mexico region. I would like to explain what a closed low is, how it will impact portions of East Texas.
Why do we have Daylight Saving Time?

Why do we have Daylight Saving Time?

Many of us cringe when we think we are going to lose an hour of our valuable weekend by “springing forward” this Sunday. I personally do not like losing an hour, but I do enjoy the extra daylight.
Weather Talk: Showers and brief wintry mix tonight

Weather Talk: Showers and brief wintry mix tonight

We have another disturbance that will be moving through our area this evening and tonight. Showers are possible as well as some wet snow.
Sunday Weather Update

Sunday Weather Update

***This will be updated throughout the day.
Ice Storm Halts Travel Across Parts Of East Texas & Leaves Tens Of Thousands Without Power.

Ice Storm Halts Travel Across Parts Of East Texas & Leaves Tens Of Thousands Without Power.

***Precipitation has ended across the vast of majority of East Texas but major icing problems will continue until at least mid to late morning Monday.*** 
Weather Talk: Warm weather short-lived

Weather Talk: Warm weather short-lived

Our two main forecast models—the GFS and NAM—are having a whirl of a time agreeing.

Building walls to prevent tornadoes

We all know that tornadoes can be dangerous and deadly.
Weather Talk: The roller coaster weather continues

Weather Talk: The roller coaster weather continues

Lots to talk about in this post: In a nutshell, we will go from a cold Wednesday, to a warming trend by Friday, and the potential for some strong storms by Sunday.