Severe weather

Severe Weather
1:40 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Severe weather, tornadoes possible Sunday

Severe weather is possible on Sunday for the region.
Credit National Weather Service/Fort Worth

After a stormy start to April, Mother Nature isn't stopping yet. The National Weather Service is forecasting severe weather Sunday afternoon and into Sunday evening.

As of right now, the main impacts are expected to be hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes.

On April 3, North Texas experienced multiple tornadoes and sustained damages costing over $300 million.

In the event of severe weather in Northeast Texas, 88.9 KETR-FM will have live severe weather coverage to keep you safe.  

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Severe Weather
5:44 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Three tornadoes confirmed from Apr. 3 storms

Three tornadoes touched down during a severe weather outbreak on Thursday, April 3.
Credit National Weather Service/Fort Worth

Following the severe weather that the region experienced on  April 3, National Weather Service damage survey teams have determined that three tornadoes touched down from Collin to Hopkins county.

Collin County received the first confirmed tornado of the night near Princeton. It was on the ground for 1.2 miles, with a path width of 40 yards. the NWS has rated it as an EF0 tornado, with max winds of 85 miles per hour. No injuries were reported with this tornado.

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Severe Weather
5:49 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Birthright loses three homes, 67 others damaged

Sheila Krecek shows visitors around the wreckage of her family's property.
Mark Haslett

In the unincorporated Hopkins County community of Birthright, three homes were destroyed and 67 others damaged by a likely tornado on the night of April 3. 

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Severe Weather
4:02 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Strong thunderstorms possible Thursday

Severe weather is possible on Thursday for NE Texas.
Daniel Starks KETR

April is fulfilling its stereotype as the stormy month as it moves onto our calendars with gale force!

Severe weather is expected to make its way to Northeast Texas during the mid afternoon hours on Thursday, some areas could see damaging high winds, large hail and even isolated tornadoes.

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., has placed Northeast Texas under a "slight" risk for severe weather on April 3. Areas to the northeast near Texarkana could see stronger storms.

Winter Weather
6:16 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Friday's closures and delayed schedules

Texas A&M University-Commerce will open at 10 a.m. on Fri., Feb. 7.
Mark Haslett

Due to icy conditions on area roads, and the possibility of some more precipitation, some area schools will be on delayed schedules today, and two will be closed.

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Northeast Texas Weather
8:16 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Flash flood watch through Thu. morning

Many Texas counties east of the I-35 corridor are under a flash flood watch through 7 a.m. Oct. 31.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for all of Northeast Texas and parts of North Texas through 7 a.m. Thu., Oct. 31.

Showers and thunderstorms will cover the region today. Rainfall totals over the next 24 hours in Northeast Texas are expected to range from 2" to 5", with the highest totals forecast around the Texarkana area. In the Dallas-Fort Worth area, rainfall totals are expected to range from 1" to 3".

Severe Weather
10:31 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Heavy rain expected Wednesday, Thursday

Updated Graphicast for Wednesday, Oct. 30
National Weather Service, Fort Worth

A storm system will be moving through the region Wednesday and into Thursday that could bring much needed rain to the area.

As of Oct. 22, most of the region is in a moderate drought with much of Lamar county remaining under extreme drought conditions.

While the rain will be beneficial to the region in many ways, it will also cause major problems. The system is expected to move in Wednesday afternoon and will be in the region through Thursday. In this time period, Northeast Texas could see up to four inches of rainfall.

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Northeast Texas Weather
7:01 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Severe storms possible on Saturday

A cold front is expected to move into Northeast Texas on Saturday - bringing with it a chance for severe storms.

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Northeast Texas Weather
2:19 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Slideshow from May 21 storm

Outside KETR's Studios
Cooper Welch 88.9 KETR

Over an inch and a half of rain fell on Commerce Tuesday during the storms that crossed Northeast Texas. Here are a few pictures from outside the KETR studios.

Severe Weather
12:19 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Severe Weather potential prompts school closings

With the high potential for severe weather this afternoon, some schools are deciding to release their students early, so they can make it home to their families.

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Severe Weather
1:43 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Strong storms possible throughout Thursday

Lightning struck a tree outside the Rayburn Student Center
Glory Cassagnol

Strong to severe storms are possible this afternoon and into the evening for the region.

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Severe Weather Preparedness
1:10 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

A shelter from area storms

FEMA logo

The City of Greenville is wanting to build a safe place where residents can find shelter in the event of severe weather or other emergencies.

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Severe Weather
4:37 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Severe Weather Possible Tuesday

With warm weather in the region, storm development is more likely as a front will move through Tuesday afternoon/evening.

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Severe Weather
4:17 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Storms on the Way for Northeast Texas

Graphicast for Thursday evening
National Weather Service

It may be sunny now, but the National Weather Service is forecasting storms Thursday evening for Northeast Texas.

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Severe Weather
11:17 am
Tue June 12, 2012

UPDATE: Severe Thuderstorm Watch issued for Northeast Texas

Graphicast for Tuesday evening
National Weather Service

The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for most of Northeast Texas through 5pm.

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