Author: Jenny Brown

Windy & Dry Today – Period of Quiet Weather Returns

The main weather highlight today for our state will be gusty winds and dry conditions which will enhance wildfire threats, especially across the Hill Country and down into deep South Texas. What’s driving these winds is a very strong surface low up along the Red River in northeast Texas which will shift east today dragging much drier air in behind it.  Wind Advisories and Red Flag Warnings are in place today for a large portion of the state with sustained northwest winds in the 30 mph range and wind gusts into the 40mph and 50mph range in some places....

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Strong Storms Possible Tonight Across the Coastal Plains

The weather highlights this evening will be the chances for scattered strong to severe storms with heavy rain overnight across the coastal plains south of San Antonio down to around Corpus Christi and east into the Houston/Galveston area by early morning.  The old frontal boundary from Monday is currently draped along the coast in a line bisecting Houston then stretching west between Eagle Lake, Hallettsville, Karnes City and then dipping a bit southwest towards Laredo.  The Storm Prediction Center issued a Mesoscale Discussion (MD) earlier this evening highlighting areas along and south of the frontal boundary near and along the central...

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Tornado Warning – Harris County (Northwest Houston) until 7:45am

Northwest Houston is under the gun this morning with strong storms in the area and a cell that’s been tornado warned on and off for several hours now.  The current Tornado Warning will affect residents to the north and northeast of Jersey Village and will impact residents in the Willowbrook and Champion Forest residential areas shortly.  If you’re in the path of this storm, seek shelter...

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Strong to Severe Storms & A Few Tornadoes In The Forecast This Evening

Everything from winter weather to severe weather showing up on the state radar at the moment.  A squall line of storms developed earlier this afternoon out west and is now stretched from north central Texas down into southwest Texas near Brackettville. A Tornado Watch remains in effect until midnight for portions of North Texas, Central Texas and the Hill Country.  Dallas, Stephenville, Hillsboro, Waco, Killeen, Austin, Fredericksburg and Kerrville are all within the Tornado Watch area.  So far, the only confirmed tornado reports have come from a cell which developed south of DFW near Whitney earlier this evening and is currently moving into the southern portion of the DFW metroplex.  This cell currently over Grandview just went under a new Tornado Warning (radar indicated…no ground confirmation) with impacts expected between Grandview and Alvarado momentarily and further impacts up into southern Tarrant and Dallas Counties shortly.  If you are in the path of this storm, seek shelter immediately! Further south along the squall line, we have another Tornado Warning near Kerrville (radar indicated…no ground confirmation), and a couple of Severe Thunderstorm Warnings…one for a cell just west of Bandera, and the other for a cell over Brackettville.  As the squall line continues to track east over the next several hours, expect the main impacts to be damaging winds, hail, frequent lightning and localized heavy rain and flooding. The tornado threat is not...

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Winter Weather Threats Continue Across the Texas Panhandle

A Winter Storm Warning is in place for the northeast Texas panhandle counties and the central and eastern Oklahoma panhandle counties until 6am Monday morning. Counties included in the WSW are Texas, Beaver, Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Roberts, Hemphill and Wheeler.  Cities within the WSW area include Guymon, Beaver, Forgan, Perryton, Booker, Higgins, Follett, Miami, Canadian, Shamrock and Wheeler. Periods of light to moderate freezing rain will continue across the area today changing over to all snow during the overnight hours. Ice accumulations up to an inch are expected.  Snow accumulation between 1-4 inches is possible; however the highest snowfall totals...

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