Readiness and Response

KETR's emergency preparedness and severe weather information blog.

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Weather Preparedness
3:40 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Readiness and Response: Storm Season

It's that time of year again: Storm Season. Are you prepared? This week we will talk about different ways you can get your severe weather information, and how to get in in a timely manner.

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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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Winter Weather
5:33 pm
Sat November 23, 2013

Rain, freezing rain possible Monday

NWS

Temperatures slightly warmer than previously forecast have resulted in widespread rainfall, rather than sleet, throughout much of Northeast Texas. However, freezing rain remains possible this morning.

Warning statements for most Northeast Texas counties have been downgraded to a Winter Weather Advisory. Collin, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Rains, Rockwall, Van Zandt, Wood and other counties in Northeast Texas are under a Winter Weather Advisory. Red River and Bowie Counties remain under a Winter Storm Warning.

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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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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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Severe weather readiness
8:08 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Storm spotter training coming to Greenville

National Weather Service

The free class teaches people how to interpret severe weather events.

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Readiness and Response
3:36 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Staying safe during storms with lightning

It’s almost storm season in Northeast Texas, and with storms comes high winds, and another killer, lightning.

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