Wind Advisory

Severe Weather
12:42 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

High winds rushing towards region

High winds are expected overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday across the region
Credit Daniel Starks / KETR

It may feel like spring outside with the high expected to be 80 degrees on Tuesday, but a cold front is headed to the region that should drop the temperatures down 30 degrees in some areas.

With the cold front comes very high winds overnight on Tuesday and into Wednesday. A Wind Advisory has been issued for the region from 10 p.m. Tuesday night until 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

Drivers need to be cautious on roadways, lightweight objects need to be tied down or taken inside, and hats need to be held on tight!

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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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