Weather

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.

Weather
9:38 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Red Flag Warning, Wind Advisory in effect Thursday

Red Flag Warning, Wind Advisory in effect
Credit Daniel Starks / KETR

The region is in for windy conditions on Thursday, and areas to the west of the region will experience very dry conditions as well.

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday for these areas, including Collin County. This means that any fires that start will spread quickly and could threaten property and even life.

Make sure you dispose of cigarettes properly, do not burn anything outdoors, and be mindful sparks during construction projects.

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Weather
10:00 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Windy day expected for region, fire risk increases

Credit Daniel Starks / KETR

All of North Texas is currently under a Wind Advisory until 6 p.m. Friday evening.

Wind gusts as high as 35 mph are possible as a cool front moves through the region. Don't expect temperatures to drop much. We could be seeing 73 degree temperatures by Monday.

With windy conditions, an elevated fire risk is possible for the western portion of North Texas, where humidity levels will fall below 30 percent, making for drier air conditions.

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Winter Weather
5:20 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

UPDATE: More counties added to Winter Weather Advisory

Hunt, Delta, and Lamar counties were added to the Advisory area.

UPDATE: 9:08 p.m. Saturday -

The National Weather Service has extended the Winter Weather Advisory to include Hunt, Delta and Lamar counties in our region until 9 pm Sunday night.

Original Story follows:

Another cold snap is on the way to North Texas, and this time it could bring some wintry weather with it.

A Winter Weather Advisory has already been issued for Collin, Rockwall, and Fannin counties from 6 am to 9 pm Sunday.

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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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Weather Preparedness
1:34 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

High fire danger Wednesday afternoon

National Weather Service/Fort Worth

Dry conditions and high temperatures are making way for high fire danger this afternoon across the region.

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Readiness and Response
5:20 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Surviving Texas Heat: What to do!

With Summer comes heat, (especially in our neck of the woods)! What are the signs of heat illness? What should you do if you see them? Here's a "survival guide" to help you and your loved ones get through this Texas heat.

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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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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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Readiness and Response
3:32 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Do you know what to do in a tornado?

It's Severe weather preparedness week here in Texas, and it couldn’t come soon enough. Severe weather season is right around the corner, and with severe weather comes the possibility of tornadoes.

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