Weather Talk

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.
Rain will ramp up tonight, end by mid-morning

Rain will ramp up tonight, end by mid-morning

We will see the precipitation increase over the coming hours. Some moderate to heavy rainfall will be possible.
Tracking precipitation & temperatures tonight

Tracking precipitation & temperatures tonight

Good evening. Here is the latest update on our wintry precipitation chance for tonight.
Updated look at wintry precipitation chance for Thursday

Updated look at wintry precipitation chance for Thursday

Today, the blog post will not be as long. Here is the overall summary as we go into Thursday morning:
Explaining wintry precipitation chance for January 1st

Explaining wintry precipitation chance for January 1st

As we begin 2015, it could start out with a brief period of wintry precipitation.
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