Day: December 18, 2012

Increasing threat of a Major Winter Storm

With each updated forecast model run, we are continuing to see signs of a major winter storm developing that will impact not just northern Texas but almost the entire midwest around Christmas.  The likely timeframe for impacts looks to be from Christmas day through maybe the 27th or 28th.  Again, too early to be exact on the timing, but what I really want to address here right now is just to be aware of the potential travel impacts this may have. Here is a forecast graphic showing potential snow accumulation totals as of January 1st at 7pm.  Now…do keep...

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Spring-like Temperatures for Today

Temperatures are cooler this morning than they have been the past few days, but are near their seasonal averages. That means a coat would be a good item to have as you head out. Don’t let the cool morning deceive you, temperatures across the state will quickly warm into the 60s and 70s by noon. Temperatures will be warmest in the Valley and South Texas with highs topping above 80 degrees. Further north, temperatures will range from 68 to 75 degrees. The Texas Panhandle will be a bit cooler with high temperatures topping out in the upper 50s. Winds...

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Recent Tweets

  • RT @NWSAmarillo: Tstms continue across the eastern Panhandles this AM. Flash flooding is possible with this activity. #phwx https://t.co/aX…
  • @Gracie2880 Nope! The northern plains have their severe weather season from June through August. Hope you like the cold.
  • Watching a tornado-producing supercell spin away 50 miles SE of Grand Forks, ND #mnwx #ndwx https://t.co/unNMJNFAB1
  • @MorganGuigon @iCyclone 99L can go dry up in the desert. It's a fay-like forecaster troll. 😡
  • @iCyclone Not hedging by bets on it being a west GOM threat but I wouldn’t be surprised for a US issue. Now for it to blossom into a cherry!