Weather

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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.

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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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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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

Glory Cassagnol

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

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National Weather Service

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Welcome Back, Winter!

Feb 20, 2013
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After significantly warmer temperatures settled into the region these past few weeks, the cold temperatures are definitely a wake-up call!

Daniel Starks / KETR

Severe Thunderstorms moved through the region early Sunday morning bringing chilly weather for most of the region, the nightly temperatures are expected to be near the freezing mark by mid week.

KETR

Winter is almost out of the picture for most of us in the region, and that means that Spring is on its way! But with Spring comes storm season, are you prepared? Here's some tips and information to keep you and your family safe this season.

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