Author: Jenny Brown

Cold Front Arrives Today – Elevated Wildfire Risk for Western Texas

A cold front has pushed through the panhandle region this morning and will continue to drop southeastward across the state this afternoon and evening hours.  Winds will increase behind the front with gusts in the 30 to 40mph range expected across the western half of the state as we get further into the late morning to mid-afternoon hours.  Drier air arriving behind the front will drop relative humidity values down into the 20-30% range which will mean an elevated threat for wildfires across parts of the panhandle and western Texas. Residents in the highlighted area on the graphic below...

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Pleasant and Dry Thanksgiving Holiday Week Ahead!

Depending on how you define “perfection”…we have a pretty darn perfect Thanksgiving week forecast ahead for just about everyone with quiet weather expected.  Temps this week will range just a bit above normal overall, but nothing too extreme. Folks up in the northern half of the state will be able to leave their windows open and enjoy the fresh breeze. Folks across the southern half of the state will probably be needing the AC on from time to time, but as a native Houstonian…that was always pretty typical for us.  Travelers will enjoy the near zero chances for rain...

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Warm and Mostly Dry This Week – Strong Cold Front Arrives Late Friday

Our overall weather pattern continues to remain calm and uneventful…which is good for most folks, but a bit on the boring side for us…😉 Temperatures will remain above normal for the remainder of the work week ahead until our next cold front arrives late Friday into Saturday.  A weak cold front will try to move into the northern half of the state tomorrow, but is expected to stall near the I-20 corridor before lifting back to the north on Thursday.  Friday will end up being the warmest day of the week ahead of our next strong cold front which...

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Rain & Snow Mix for the Panhandle Overnight

Precipitation chances increase beginning later today as an upper level disturbances passes overhead.  Later this afternoon and into the evening hours, rain mixed with snow will begin to impact the Texas panhandle region.  It’s likely this will transition over to all snow by the wee morning hours on Wednesday with light accumulations overnight up to about an inch.  Depending on whether or not we get bands of snow out of this activity, we could see a few higher snowfall totals mixed in, so the forecast for tonight will continue to be monitored closely. Travel impacts are expected to be...

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Next Cold Front Arrives Tuesday into Wednesday with Increasing Rain Chances

We’ll see quite a temperature variance today with a weak cold front stalled across north Texas.  Highs behind the front today will range from the upper 60s to upper 70s.  Ahead of the front, folks will have one more day of abnormally high readings in the 80s and low 90s before a stronger cold front arrives on Tuesday.  This next front will surge south during the day on Tuesday reaching the upper coast late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning and the Rio Grande valley region by mid-day on Wednesday.  Rain chances increase behind the front for Wednesday…particularly across...

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