Tag: Weather News

Winter never really got started in the Texas Panhandle last year, but they’ve certainly had their fair share of snow to last a little while. Snowfall totals near 10 inches were reported in Dumas (north of Amarillo by about 25 miles). Accumulating snows came to an end this morning and for the most part, we’re at […]

The post Cold Tuesday + Hard Freeze Statewide Tuesday Night (A Month Early!) appeared first on Texas Storm Chasers.

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It’s only fitting that after last winter (or the lack thereof) across the Panhandle that we begin this upcoming season a bit early. The first winter storm of the season will begin in earnest tomorrow evening, ramp up and peak tomorrow night, and come to an end around lunchtime on Monday. As usual, this winter […]

The post Saturday evening update on Sunday Night/Monday’s Winter Storm Expectations appeared first on Texas Storm Chasers.

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Winter Storm WATCHES have been issued beginning at 6pm Sunday through Noon on Monday for the following counties in the Texas panhandle: Armstrong, Carson, Castro, Deaf Smith, Oldham, Palo Duro Canyon, Parmer, Potter, Randall and Swisher. Our first winter weather event of the season is expected to impact portions of the Texas panhandle beginning late […]

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Good morning and happy Sunday!  I hope everyone remembered to turn their clocks back by one hour this morning.  Yesterday’s cold front continues to work its way south this morning with rain and showers beginning to come to an end for coastal southeast Texas.  Overall, temps today will be a little cooler than yesterday, but […]

The post Pleasant Start to the Work Week – Colder and Rainier By Thursday & Friday appeared first on Texas Storm Chasers.

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It has been an active last few hours across the Brazos Valley, Southeast Texas, and in Northeast Texas with several tornado warnings. We’ve heard of at least two confirmed tornadoes, but they either didn’t cause damage (which is what we hope for) or we haven’t heard of the reports yet (also possible). Either way, we […]

The post 6 PM Halloween severe weather update & what to expect this evening appeared first on Texas Storm Chasers.

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The cold front extends from near Pecos to Ozona to Gatesville to Canton to Clarksville. Gusty northwest winds and precipitation behind the front are making for dreary and rather winter-like conditions. Temperatures are down into the 40s across the Panhandle and West Texas with 50s south into the Concho Valley and across North Texas. Those […]

The post Tornado Watch Issued for the Brazos Valley, Southeast Texas, East Texas, & Northeast Texas appeared first on Texas Storm Chasers.

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At times I feel like we all can get caught up in the ‘what level am I in’ syndrome. Please remember that thunderstorms don’t read maps and don’t care where they are in relation to a severe weather forecast. Pay attention if you’re located within or near a risk zone. Severe weather outlooks are based […]

The post Severe thunderstorm risk increases by early afternoon through this evening appeared first on Texas Storm Chasers.

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Severe weather outlooks from the Storm Prediction Center are based on probabilities of severe weather occurring. These probabilities are converted to a five-level risk scale. A level three risk means there is a thirty percent chance of severe weather occurring within 25 miles of a given point. The standard level two risk means a fifteen percent […]

The post Level 3 Severe Weather Threat in Southeast Texas for Halloween appeared first on Texas Storm Chasers.

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The chance of severe weather tomorrow (Wednesday, October 31) has increased. This is due to a potential squall line capable of producing damaging winds with a southward moving cold front. Storms behind the front may produce hail. The risk for tornadoes is low, but not zero. That tornado risk would increase if we saw discrete […]

The post Severe weather chances going up for Halloween (Wednesday) appeared first on Texas Storm Chasers.

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A cold front will bring an end to our warming trend tomorrow and on Wednesday. Unfourtinietly, this front, and a developing surface low will also bring showers and thunderstorms on Halloween. Current data suggests the cold front will push through the Texas Panhandle tomorrow afternoon. It’ll push south through the Permian Basin, Big Country, and […]

The post Strong Storms and Heavy Rain may make a mess of your Halloween Plans appeared first on Texas Storm Chasers.

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