Month: November 2012

Friday’s Weather Snapshot

TGIF!  We finally made it to Friday!  Mild weather is expected again across the state with highs ranging from the upper 60’s to nearly 80 degrees depending on where you’re at.  Areas toward the coast need to be on the lookout for FOG this morning as they hit the road.  Also some slight chances of showers today for residents along the coast from Brownsville all the way up to the Houston/Galveston area.  Other parts of the state remain dry.  Clouds have developed overnight in the southern and central parts of the state as a result of southerly winds streaming moisture...

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Drought Re-Intensifying Across Texas; Looking into December

You don’t need us to tell you that it has been dry across Texas the past few months, but let’s talk about the overall conditions across the state. I haven’t posted this graphic since early 2012, but some of you will definitely recognize it. [caption id=”attachment_10686″ align=”aligncenter” width=”595″] November 27, 2012 – Texas Drought Monitor[/caption] Only six percent of Texas is not in some sort of drought condition at this point with over fifty percent of the state considered to be in a severe drought. Luckily, some of us had enough rain this spring to fill the lakes back to capacity,...

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Thursday’s Forecast

Good Morning!  It’s almost Friday!!!! Another warm day across the state with highs once again mainly in the upper 60’s to 70’s.  Low’s tonight/tomorrow morning will range from the 20’s and 30’s up in the panhandle to the 60’s and a few 70’s along the coast and deep south Texas.  Slight rain and shower chances today along the southern coast from Brownsville to Corpus…and tomorrow along the coast around Houston/Galveston.   Fog will be also be a concern along the coast late tonight and into tomorrow morning, so please take extra precaution driving tonight and tomorrow morning in those...

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Warm Weather to start off December

After a cold snap, temperatures are on the rise and we’re going to kick off December with above average temperatures state-wide and across much of the eastern United States. Locations in portions of the Midwest and Eastern United States may end up hitting record territory. We may have a chance for rain here in Texas by the December 3rd time-frame, but time will tell how significant of a rain maker that system may end up being. Until then, enjoy the warmer weather. There are signs in the long-range pattern that we’ll have a major cold snap by the second week...

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Not Quite As Cold Tonight + A Warming Trend

And the season of wardrobe confusion continues….chilly at night, warm during the day.  Walk out the door in the morning dressed like the Michelin Man, and walk back in by 5pm in shorts and a t-shirt!  Looks like that will be the trend for the rest of the week as a mostly zonal (west to east) upper level wind flow and higher pressure sets in.  Clear skies tonight across the state will allow the earth to cool rapidly and bring chilly lows to most…but not quite as cold as they were last night in some areas, especially the panhandle....

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