Author: David Reimer

Rain/Storm Chances Later Today through Monday; Some Easter Egg Size Hail?

The Storm Prediction Center has placed the southeastern Texas Panhandle and portions of Northwest Texas in a level 2 risk of severe weather for this afternoon and evening. A level 1 risk includes Texoma, the Big Country, Concho Valley, and a majority of West Texas. A level 2 risk is the ‘standard’ risk level that means we have a 15 percent chance of severe weather occuring within 25 miles of your location. Those in the level 1 risk has about a 5 percent chance of severe weather occuring within 5 miles of your location. Today’s setup doesn’t favor high-end...

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Isolated Dryline Severe Storms Later Today & again on Saturday

Its the time of year where our dryline can become a focal point for isolated thunderstorm development during the afternoon and early evening hours. We also have a strong capping inversion in place, which makes the forecast all that more interesting. If we don’t get enough lift along the dryline we won’t see storms. If we get just enough lift we’ll see a few storms. If we see a whole lot of lift or a weak cap storms fire up early in the day and it becomes a messy setup. The next several days will not feature a weak...

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New Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued through 7AM Tuesday

Our current severe thunderstorm watch expired at 11 PM. A new severe thunderstorm watch has now been issued to replace that one. This new watch is in effect until 7 AM, although it is my hope we’ll be able to get rid of it sooner than that. This severe thunderstorm watch includes portions of the Hill Country, Central Texas, and the Brazos Valley. Del Rio, Kerrville, San Antonio, Austin, Waco, College Station, and Conroe are a few towns included. The strongest storms will continue to have a risk of producing hail up to the size of golfballs, damaging wind...

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Tornado Warning: Rusk & Gregg Counties (NE TX) till 815PM

Tornado warning for northwestern Rusk and southern Gregg counties in Northeast Texas until 815PM. A severe storm capable of producing a tornado is over New London, or 8 miles southwest of Kilgore, moving northeast at 25 MPH. Large hail up to the size of golfballs is expected, and will likely impact Laird Hill and Kilgore by 8 PM. This possible tornado would likely cross Highway 259 about 4 to 6 miles south of the center of Kilgore. Please tune to local media for continuous tornado coverage. Tornado Warning National Weather Service Shreveport LA 745 PM CDT MON APR 10...

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Tornado Warning: Smith, Rusk, Gregg Counties (NE TX) till 745PM

Tornado Warning for southeastern Smith, northwestern Rusk, southwestern Gregg counties in Northeast Texas until 745PM. A possible developing tornado is located over Arp, or 10 miles east of Whitehouse. This storm is moving northeast at 25 MPH. Overton, New London, and Kilgore are included in this tornado warning. Tyler and Longview are not included in this tornado warning. Tune to local media for continuous tornado coverage. Tornado Warning National Weather Service Shreveport LA 721 PM CDT MON APR 10 2017 The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a * Tornado Warning for… Southeastern Smith County in northeastern Texas…...

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