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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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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.
Skywarn Spotter Training Tonight

Skywarn Spotter Training Tonight

The National Weather Service office in Shreveport, LA will be conducting a Skywarn Spotter Training session this evening at Shiloh Road Church of Christ. The church is located at 1801 Shiloh Road, Tyler, TX 75703. 
Weather Talk: Cold front brings cooler temperatures

Weather Talk: Cold front brings cooler temperatures

On Thursday, an area of Low pressure will develop out of the Rockies on Wednesday night and will quickly strengthen and produce a squall line of severe thunderstorms.
Weather Talk: Jet stream changes, warmer weather and rain

Weather Talk: Jet stream changes, warmer weather and rain

We’ve been in an arctic and cold weather pattern for the last few months.
Weather Talk: Wintry weather update

Weather Talk: Wintry weather update

11:30 PM Update The final precipitation band is moving to th East. Light sleet and freezing rain will move into our Eastern counties and then this system will be out of the East Texas area.
Weather Talk: Update on tonight’s wintry weather

Weather Talk: Update on tonight’s wintry weather

The latest model data still suggests wintry weather possible across our East Texas. Let’s talk about the latest potential.