Author: Jenny Brown

Slight Risk (Level 2) of Severe Storms for North Central, Northeast and Eastern TX This Afternoon & Evening

A complex forecast present today across north central, northeast and eastern Texas with a conditional risk of strong to severe storms later this afternoon and evening.  While things are expected to remain relatively quiet for the next few hours, by mid to late afternoon, we’re expecting the atmosphere to become moderately unstable ahead of another disturbance approaching from the west…depending upon how much surface heating can be achieved over the next several hours.  The dryline today will likely advance as far east as a Wichita Falls to Abilene to western Hill Country line.  A frontal boundary is expected to...

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Slight Risk (Level 2) for Severe Weather For Central and North Central TX This Afternoon

Central Texas and the southern half of north central Texas has been placed in a Slight Risk (level 2) for severe weather this evening.  Gulf moisture is quickly advancing north this morning with dewpoints in the mid 60s as far north Corsicana, Waco and Lampasas.  We’ll see this moisture continue to advance northward this morning eventually meeting up a cold front that is slowly drifting south across north central Texas.  It’s expected that the cold front will stall somewhere near the I-20 corridor by early afternoon, so the threat for strong to severe storms will stay to the south...

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Above Normal Highs Today – Cold Front Arrives Tonight

Temperatures today ahead of tomorrow’s cold front will be well above normal with a mix of 70s and low 80s expected across much of the state.  A cold front will approach the northern panhandle later this evening and will move into northern Texas during the early morning hours on Sunday.  By mid-day tomorrow, the front should reach central Texas and be closing in on the central coastline by early evening.  Unfortunately, this front will not bring much in the way of beneficial rainfall.  We’ll see slight chances overnight across parts of northeast and eastern Texas overnight which has been...

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Marginal Risk (Level 1) for Northeast TX – Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Panhandle & Western Texas

Good morning everyone and happy Sunday!  The main weather topics today will be the chance for a few strong to severe storms across northeast Texas this afternoon, and the critical to extreme wildfire threat across the western half of the state.  The overall weather pattern today will involve the approach of a weak cold front, an upper level disturbance to our northwest and a dryline which will bisect the state from north to south across western north Texas by this afternoon.  As the upper level disturbance arrives this afternoon, we could see some scattered storm development mainly for areas...

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Sunday’s Severe Weather & Heavy Rainfall Threats

Today’s forecast involves the continued threat of a few strong to severe storms across portions of south central and southeast Texas.  The Storm Prediction Center has outlined the region under a Marginal Risk (Level 1) for severe weather today with the main threats being isolated events of quarter size hail and damaging winds.  Periods of heavy rainfall and flash flooding will also be a pain in the patootey today.  Rainfall rates between 1/2 to 1 inch per hour have been estimated under some of the stronger cells this morning, and as this area of rain continues to slowly drift...

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