Day: December 19, 2012

Midnight High Wind Event Update

A high wind event continues along and west of Interstate 35 tonight with west winds gusting up to 50 MPH. While the very high winds we are seeing should begin to calm down slightly in the coming hours, wind gusts up to 40 MPH will be common through the day on Thursday. Falling temperatures also means that wind chills will become a big problem with heavy coats needed for the morning commute. The dust in D/FW should push out by 3 AM with the gusty winds continuing. Please see the blog post from 11:40 PM for the storm update...

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11:40 PM East Texas Severe Weather Update

A line of strong to severe thunderstorms continues to quickly move eastward this evening. At 11:30 PM, this line extended from Texarkana southwest to Longview and Palestine. The entire line is moving east around 50 MPH. The strongest storms will be capable of producing damaging straight-line winds over 70 MPH which could cause some property damage and easily down trees. Several damage reports have been received out of East Texas, mainly involving downed trees. The line should exit Northeast Texas by 1 AM, while the southern portion of the line could continue to be a problem over the coming...

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Severe T-Storm Warning for Bowie/Red River Counties until 11:15 PM

The NWS Shereport has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Bowie County and Red River County in Northeast Texas until 11:15 PM. Primary threat is straight-line winds over 60 MPH. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… NORTHWESTERN BOWIE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS… RED RIVER COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS… THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…CLARKSVILLE…BOXELDER… SOUTHERN MCCURTAIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA… * UNTIL 1115 PM CST * AT 1011 PM CST…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. ...

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Severe T-Storm Warning for Kaufman/Navarro/Henderson/Van Zandt Counties

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Kaufman/Navarro/Henderson/Van Zandt Counties until 11 PM. Wind gusts over 65 MPH are possible with the line of storms that are moving east at 35 MPH. Here’s the warning and graphic. SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX 1006 PM CST WED DEC 19 2012 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHERN KAUFMAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS… NORTHERN NAVARRO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS… HENDERSON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS… SOUTHERN VAN ZANDT COUNTY IN NORTHEAST TEXAS… * UNTIL 1100 PM CST * AT 1006...

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New Severe Thunderstorm Watch for East Texas

The National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center have issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of East Texas. This watch extends south of where the Tornado Watch was issued earlier this evening. Here is a list of Texas counties included in the watch along with a graphical depiction.   . TEXAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ANDERSON CAMP CASS CHEROKEE DELTA FRANKLIN FREESTONE GREGG HARRISON HENDERSON HOPKINS HUNT KAUFMAN MARION MORRIS NACOGDOCHES NAVARRO PANOLA RAINS RUSK SHELBY SMITH TITUS UPSHUR VAN ZANDT...

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