With Severe Weather Awareness Week coming up next week (March 2nd-March 8th) in East Texas, the National Weather Service (NWS), in partnership with KTRE, will be conducting a SKYWARN storm spotter trainingMore >> Learn how to identify storm structures and relay severe weather reports to KTRE and the National Weather Service.More >> The storm system that brought us the frigid temperatures last night has now moved off to our east. However, another disturbance will move into the state tonight and provide Deep East Texas with a chanceMore >> Elevated surfaces will be prone to some icing issues on Tuesday morning in Lufkin and Nacogdoches.More >> A very potent storm system will affect the Piney Woods of Deep East Texas this weekend as we get the month of March off to a roaring start as it comes in like a lion.If you are making outdoor plans thisMore >> Heavy storms to be followed by another blast of cold air.More >> We certainly dodged a bullet earlier this morning as the precipitation we saw last night ended just shortly after midnight. Therefore, we had no problems this morning as roadways remained dry.We willMore >> A cold rain will change over to freezing rain later today, leading to ice accumulations in Deep East Texas.More >> In what seems like the never-ending winter, we will have another chance for wintry weather arrive to the Piney Woods again on Tuesday morning.The cold rain that is currently ongoing, will continue throughMore >> No snow for us this time around as this winter storm will be more of an ice threat for the Piney Woods.More >> For the second time in less than one week, many parts of Deep East Texas will have a chance to see wintry precipitation on Tuesday.Based on the latest trends, it does appear this event will not containMore >> Another Arctic blast will lead to another round of wintry precipitation in the Piney Woods.More >> The cold and rainy weather has made for a dreary day so far in the Piney Woods of Deep East Texas. As our temperatures continue to plummet this afternoon, we will see the rain change over to sleet andMore >> Rain showers will change over to sleet and snow as temperatures continue to plummet.More >> Today's mild temperatures will be in our rearview mirror as another Arctic blast invades Lufkin and Nacogdoches later tonight. Behind this cold front, temperatures on Thursday will struggle to reach theMore >> Some light snow is possible from Thursday evening through Friday morning.More >> We will be experiencing the coldest night we have seen in nearly three years as overnight lows are expected to bottom out in the middle to upper 10's tonight. The last time the Angelina County AirportMore >> The coldest temperatures in nearly three years will be felt across the Piney Woods tonight.More >> The brief warmer weather we have seen today will be just that, brief. That's because a Polar Vortex (strong low pressure area) will be moving through a good majority of the country on Sunday, bringingMore >> The coldest temperatures in nearly three years could be here in just a few days.More >> This Christmas week of 2013 will be rather cold for Deep East Texas, but not nearly as cold as the frigid, Polar outbreaks we have seen in years past.The cold forecast for Christmas got me thinking, "soMore >> Historically cold Christmas weeks took place in the 1980's.More >> Our weather has undergone a makeover in just the past 24 hours as clouds, warmth, and humidity have all made a return to the Piney Woods. All the warmth and humidity will feed into a developing westernMore >> Damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible on Saturday.More >> Old Man Winter will be making another return to East Texas on Friday, except this time around, he will keep the chill in the air for a prolonged period of time, lasting through the middle of next week.TheMore >> It will be turning cold, windy, and wet as a blue norther sweeps through East Texas.
A big dip in the Jet Stream will drive a strong, Arctic cold front through East Texas on Tuesday morning. This front will bring us our first set of freezing temperatures to East Texas since March 26thMore >> Freezing temperatures are set to return to Deep East Texas for the first time in nearly eight months.More >>
With much of East Texas still under various weather watches and warnings, several communities are dealing with flash flooding and damage from high winds Thursday morning. Jasper County seemed to be theMore >> With much of East Texas still under various weather watches and warnings, several communities are dealing with flash flooding and damage from high winds Thursday morning.More >> An abundance of moisture from both the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific will combine with an approaching storm system and cold front to generate more rounds of heavy rain for the Piney Woods overnight and thenMore >> Flash Flood Watches have been expanded to include a few more counties in Deep East Texas through midday on Thursday.More >> After receiving some widespread, soaking rains over the past month and a half, nearly all of East Texas is now drought-free. The only area that still has a moderate drought in place is a small sectionMore >> Recent heavy rains from September and early October have paid big dividends in getting rid of the drought.More >> Even though we have seen a break from the rains across East Texas, don't put away those umbrellas just yet.A cold front will combine with lots of deep, rich moisture, to generate more rounds of rain andMore >> An approaching cold front and deep moisture will lead to more rounds of rain for East Texas.More >> The month of October has gotten off to an unseasonably warm start in East Texas. It will not stay that way much longer, though, as our first significant fall cold front arrives on Saturday afternoon.EvenMore >> The coolest temperature readings since May will return to East Texas this weekend.More >> The month of October will get off to an unseasonably warm and humid start, but it won't stay that way for long.Our weather pattern is starting to become more active as the jet stream will be starting toMore >> A taste of fall is not too far awayMore >> Drought conditions have expanded and now include all of East Texas, based on the latest drought monitor index, which came out on Tuesday. Just a few weeks ago, we only had Houston county in a severeMore >> Lack of significant rainfall puts East Texas back in a drought.More >> Now that we are over half way through 2013, our East Texas rainfall has been on par and close to normal after seven months into the calendar year. For this past July, we had a surplus of 0.68" of rain,More >> A surplus of rain in June and July has been a nice surprise.More >> An upper level low pressure center is spinning in the northern Gulf and has provided us with some nice, soaking showers today. This feature will drift slowly westward and be close enough to keep scatteredMore >> An upper low in the northern Gulf will keep rain chances high as we enter the weekend.More >> The weather should be fairly nice for your 4th of July festivities around East Texas. Other than an isolated, afternoon shower or storm, most areas will remain dry on Thursday. Any storms that do developMore >> The back end of the 4th of July weekend will entail rain chances going up.More >> The full moon that will be visible in the evening and night sky this weekend won't be just any ordinary full moon; rather, it will be a Supermoon. What's a Supermoon you ask? Quite simply, it is whenMore >> The full moon that will be visible in the evening and night sky this weekend won't be just any ordinary full moon; rather, it will be a supermoon.More >> As the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season gets underway on Saturday, June 1st, it appears that this year will be just as active as years past.More >> As the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season gets underway on Saturday, June 1st, it appears that this year will be just as active as years past.More >> The severe weather that has been pounding the southern Plain states over the past few days will be slowly shifting southward as we head through the mid-week time frame. That means areas in East and NortheastMore >> The severe weather threat and storm track will shift southward as we head through the afternoon and evening hours.
Our recent run of dry weather will be coming to an end as a western storm combines with a weak front to generate some pockets of heavy rain by the end of the week. Our rain chances will return on ThursdayMore >> One to two inches of rain are possible between Thursday thru Saturday.More >> We have had several late season cold fronts swing through East Texas in the month of April. Just when you think that Old Man Winter is done with East Texas until sometime next November, he continues toMore >> Record lows will be in jeopardy as we head into the upcoming weekend.More >> A western storm, which has generated snow in the Rockies, will be pulling east and into the Plains on Wednesday. As that happens, spring storms will develop and push in to the Piney Woods as we progressMore >> Damaging winds will be the main severe weather threat with tomorrow's storms.More >> If you are an emergency manager, in the fire department, law enforcement, or have your ham radio license, listen up. A SKYWARN storm spotter meeting is scheduled for next Monday night, April 8th, fromMore >> This includes the tri-county area of Sabine, San Augustine, and Shelby counties.More >> Rain showers and thunderstorms will become more widespread and heavier in nature as we head through the evening and overnight hours. The heavy downpours and steady rainfall is exactly what we need, asMore >> Some beneficial and much needed rainfall will return to East Texas.More >> The official start to astronomical spring came in this past week, but our weather will be feeling more like winter by the time we end the weekend and head through the middle part of next week. Our weekendMore >> Take precautions to protect the newly planted vegetation as patchy frost is possible next week.More >> A west coast storm will pick up speed and move east into the Plains this weekend, bringing most of the state a good chance for some beneficial rainfall. Our weekend will start off mainly dry on Saturday,More >> With a rainfall deficit over two inches, rain is exactly what the doctor has ordered.More >>
A death and damage to dozens of structures was the result of a tornado which struck Sabine County Thursday afternoon. Bill Parker, the warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather ServiceMore >> A death and damage to dozens of structures was the result of a tornado which struck Sabine County Thursday afternoon.More >> We will be settling in to a very active storm track this week as several storm systems move quickly across the country. We will have a chance for some strong storms this evening as a cold front slidesMore >> Multiple chances for rain and storms on tap for the Piney Woods this week.More >> Sunday morning's severe weather appear to have caused serious damage in at least one East Texas county, with a travel trailer being destroyed and huge trees falling near houses.According to National WeatherMore >> Sunday morning's severe weather appear to have caused serious damage in at least one East Texas county, with a travel trailer being destroyed and huge trees falling near houses.More >> While the northeast United States will be dealing with a major snow storm this weekend, we could be dealing with a few severe thunderstorms in our neck of the woods come Sunday. The Setup A potent westMore >> Strong storms and several days of wet weather will start this weekend.More >> KTRE took a tour of the damage today with Sabine County Emergency Management in one of the hardest hit areas during Tuesday night's storm: Pineland, TX Sheet metal, over-turned travel trailers and treesMore >> KTRE took a tour of the damage today with Sabine County Emergency Management in one of the hardest hit areas during Tuesday night's storm: Pineland, TX Sheet metal, over-turned travel trailers and treesMore >> All the unseasonably warm and humid weather we have experienced this past week will be finally coming to an end by Wednesday. However, in order to get some cooler weather, we will have to go through someMore >> Damaging, straight line winds will be the main severe weather threat.More >> With recent heavy rains and a wetter 2012, lake levels have rebounded very nicely compared were they were one year ago in late January. Lake Levels as of late January 2012 Toledo Bend: 162.30 feetMore >> Wetter conditions lead to a significant rise in lake levels in East Texas.More >> With cold temperatures in place and Pacific moisture streaming in from the southwest, we have the chance to see freezing rain develop across East Texas on Tuesday. As a result of this threat, a WinterMore >> Bridges and overpasses could be slick in a few spots on Tuesday.More >> So far, 2013 has gotten off to a cloudy and damp start. Even though we have had a day or two of sunshine here and there, the clouds have ruled the day.This trend looks to continue this week as a veryMore >> Several more inches of rain likely as we head through mid-week.More >> We saw below normal rainfall in 2012, as the Angelina County Airport received 43.03" on the year. The average rainfall for Lufkin and Deep East Texas in a given year is 48.95". In doing the math, thatMore >> East Texas annual rainfall in 2012 comes in with mixed results.More >> A National Weather Service report indicates two tornadoes touched down in Houston County on Tuesday.The first, an EF3, touched down at 9:25 a.m., with winds peaking at 150 miles per hour. It left a pathMore >> A National Weather Service report indicates two tornadoes touched down in Houston County on Tuesday.More >> Everyone dreams of a white Christmas. The odds are certainly stacked against us for receiving any of that white stuff around here on Christmas day. This year will be interesting, however, as a potentMore >> Chances for snow look to remain just north of Lufkin and Nacogdoches.More >> From record high temperatures to strong, gusty south winds, East Texas has seen a little bit of everything so far today. We will add the threat for strong to severe thunderstorms to the mix as well asMore >> Strong winds of change means storms and a drop in our temperatures.More >> East Texas will be in store for a couple of very cold nights, as sub-freezing temperatures will felt area-wide. The combination of clear skies, dry air, and Canadian high pressure overhead will leadMore >> Temperatures will drop to their lowest values in nearly one full year.More >> The weather around East Texas this fall season can best be summed up in the following manner: up-and-down, roller coaster ride, don't get too comfortable, just wait till tomorrow. You get the idea.More >> A shift in the weather pattern means jackets will be needed next week.More >> The weather will cooperate with most travelers making their trek across the country to visit friends, relatives, and extended family members. There are always exceptions, however. Find out what regionsMore >> Find out what the weather will hold in store as you make your way to friends and family across the country this Thanksgiving holiday.More >> Many parts of East Texas could be in store for their first freeze of the fall season tonight as temperatures dip down into the lower and middle 30's. Due to the anticipation of the first freeze, a FreezeMore >> Parts of East Texas could be in store for their first night of freezing temperatures since last winter.More >> Warm and windy conditions will continue across the Piney Woods this weekend, with wind gusts possibly reaching 30 mph at times on both Saturday and Sunday. These strong, southerly winds will be feedingMore >> Strong storms will give way to another substantial cool down this week.
To say that this past October was very dry when it comes to rainfall is an understatement. The meager 0.30" of an inch of rain that fell at the Angelina County Airport, located just south of Lufkin, wasMore >> Dry conditions have re-emerged for parts of East Texas.More >> Many of you have been asking for it, and now, many of you will receive it. What are we talking about? Cold weather, of course. We have had a few cold fronts move through the Piney Woods over the pastMore >> The coldest air in over seven months arrives on Friday.More >> The western half of the continental U.S. and central and northern Alaska could be in for a warmer-than-average winter, while most of Florida might be colder-than-normal December through February, accordingMore >> Forecasters with NOAA's Climate Prediction Center say a wavering El Niño, expected to have developed by now, makes this year's winter outlook less certain than previous years.
The heavy rain we experienced this past weekend came with both the good and the bad. On the positive side, many areas picked up anywhere from four to ten inches of rain. Considering we had been relativelyMore >> The heavy rain we experienced this past weekend came with both the good and the bad. On the positive side, many areas picked up anywhere from four to ten inches of rain. Considering we had been relativelyMore >> The unseasonably warm and dry weather we have experienced as of late will be taking a back seat to some cooler and wetter weather this weekend. A cold front will combine with plenty of Gulf of MexicoMore >> Umbrellas may get a good workout this weekend.More >> We only have one more full day of summer to go through until the official start of fall arrives at 9:49am this Saturday morning. As you recall from grade school, the official start of fall, also knownMore >> This past summer pales in comparison to the record setter just one year ago.More >> Our stretch of cool mornings and pleasant afternoons will be replaced by increasing humidity levels and better rain chances over the next few days. The increasing moisture levels have already producedMore >> Tracking down your umbrella may be a good idea.More >> After enduring a very hot start to September, we will finally feel an early taste of fall coming up this weekend. A strong, Canadian cold front is scheduled to move through the Piney Woods early on SaturdayMore >> A reprieve from the heat is on the way to the Piney Woods.More >> As Hurricane Isaac approaches the southern Louisiana coastline later tonight, our big concern is where it will head once it moves inland on Wednesday? Even though the official forecast from the NationalMore >> The eastern parts of the Piney Woods have the best chance for heavy rain and strong winds.More >> Tropical Storm Isaac is now situated about 250 miles southeast of New Orleans and is still moving in a northwest direction. We have been telling you about the uncertainty in the various computer modelsMore >> Isaac looks to target the southern Louisiana coastline.More >> Just a few days ago, it seemed all but certain that Tropical Storm Isaac would make landfall somewhere along the Alabama or Florida panhandle coastline as a category one hurricane by the middle of nextMore >> More spreads in the computer models leads to more questions than answers.More >> A couple of days ago, we were watching the forecast track and various computer models change course on where they though Tropical Storm Isaac would head next week. After getting better data in our computerMore >> No rain and only minimal impacts expected for the Piney Woods.More >> Tropical Storm Isaac is bearing down on the Caribbean islands and will be affecting Puerto Rico, Haiti, and Cuba in the days ahead. Isaac could briefly become a hurricane, but will not be able to sustainMore >> Isaac could be a threat to the Gulf of Mexico by early next week.More >> After enduring a fairly hot stretch of August weather, we will finally see some relief return to the Piney Woods this weekend. This relief will come from a late season cold "cool" front that has alreadyMore >> After enduring a fairly hot stretch of August weather, we will finally see some relief return to the Piney Woods this weekend.More >> Earlier today, Weather Services International (WSI) reached an agreement to acquire Weather Central. Both of these companies provide weather technology, graphics, and data services for television stationsMore >> Earlier today, Weather Services International (WSI) reached an agreement to acquire Weather Central. More >> Tropical Storm Ernesto has weakened over the past 24 hours, with sustained winds dropping from 60 mph to 50 mph. A combination of dry air and wind shear has really kept him disorganized and has preventedMore >> Ernesto may not become a hurricane as it takes on dry air and wind shear.
Earlier today, hurricane hunters flew into Tropical Depression #5 and found that the system had gained strength and was better organized than the day before. As a result of the higher sustained wind speedsMore >> Ernesto will be threatening the Caribbean islands in the days ahead.More >> After enjoying plentiful cloud cover and receiving some beneficial rainfall this month, things will be changing this weekend, and not for the better. A big dome of high pressure will strengthen and moveMore >> Triple digit temperatures will return to East Texas, with heat indices climbing to near 110°.More >> Over the past month, we have received new weather software for our weather graphics. Some of the software has already been installed, while other programs and features will be coming to a tv set nearMore >> Weather technology continues to grow, leading to a better weather presentation.More >> Are you sick of the clouds and wet weather yet? I posed that question earlier in the week and wonder if you might be changing your tone after you read this post? So far this week, many areas have receivedMore >> The umbrellas will continue to get a good workout for the foreseeable future.More >> Over the past day and a half, I have asked a handful of East Texans 'whether or not they like the rain' and 'when will they get sick and tired of it?' Pretty much all of them said 'yes' and 'never' toMore >> More rumbling in the sky and heavy downpours likely.More >> Rain chances will be going up across the Piney Woods over the next few days. In fact, not only will the rain chances be increasing, but we will have multiple days of decent rain chances in the forecast.More >> Some of the rain will be heavy at times.More >> The hottest stretch of weather we have experienced so far in 2012 has arrived to the Piney Woods. The combination of triple digit heat and high humidity levels will lead to heat indices or feels likeMore >> Heat advisories are now in effect for most of Deep East Texas.More >> Even though we still have a lot of differing solutions with our computer models in regards to where Tropical Storm Debby will go, it appears that the Florida panhandle is the most likely destination atMore >> Uncertainty still remains high with Tropical Storm Debby.More >> A tropical wave in the southern Gulf of Mexico continues to grab our attention as we head into the upcoming weekend. As of this post, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) gives this disturbance about aMore >> The National Hurricane Center says development is 'likely' this weekend.More >> Earlier this evening, at 6:09 p.m. to be exact, we officially welcomed in the start of the summer season. Even though we are just beginning the summer season, I look at it from the perspective that weMore >> Higher rainfall totals have held temperatures in check so far this year.More >> We have had quite a week of active weather in Deep East Texas. On Tuesday, we had two rounds of strong to severe storms rumble through the Piney Woods, dumping copious amounts of rain and producing windMore >> The chances for rain will keep temperatures from getting too hot.More >> Several viewers have asked me when we will see relief from the heat? My answer is simple: we are only four months away from October. While we get a chuckle or two, it is safe to say summer has unofficiallyMore >> Storms will offer a brief reprieve from the near record highs through mid-week.More >> The month of June has gotten off to quite a hot start around East Texas, with afternoon highs running several degrees above normal for this time of year. Outside of the rain we received last Thursday,More >> Having an umbrella on hand this week might be a good idea.More >> Since May 20th, temperatures have been running above seasonal norms with today making ten straight days in which our afternoon highs have exceeded 90°. We will, however, get a brief reprieve from theMore >> A late May front will knock temperatures below the 90° mark.More >> NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) just released their hurricane forecast for the upcoming 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. They are predicting a quieter than normal season in termsMore >> A weakening La Nina means more wind shear and less storms expected this hurricane season.More >> After receiving a couple of rounds of wet weather earlier in the week, an even heavier rain event is likely to unfold across the Piney Woods over the next 24 to 36 hours. An upper level low pressure system,More >> Flash Flood Watches have been issued for southern parts of East Texas.More >> A late season May cold front is exactly what the doctor ordered. Not only will this front bring us a drop in the temperatures, but it will also provide Deep East Texas with chances for rain and storms,More >> Cooler and wetter weather on tap for the Piney Woods.More >> Many East Texans have noted to me how warm it has been this spring. It has been unseasonably warm, indeed, with temperatures running about seven to ten degrees above normal in both our nighttime lowsMore >> Temperatures have yet to reach 90° so far in 2012.More >> As we turn the calendar to May next week, we will be one month away from the start of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. May is always a busy month when it comes to hurricane preparedness, planning,More >> The Red Cross will be hosting two planning sessions in Lufkin and Nacogdoches to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season.More >> We will be going retro with our weather pattern this weekend, something more typical in the winter months.More >> Tornadoes are sweeping the nation and there's not one tornado siren in the City of Lufkin.More >> Damaging, straight line winds will be our main threat, along with frequent lightning, and brief heavy downpours.
Lake levels in East Texas are getting back close to normal, according to local fishing experts.More >> Some storms could contain large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes.More >> We have had a few reports of trees being uprooted as a result of the gusty winds.More >> Another potent spring storm will get April off to a stormy start.More >> As La Nina dissipates, wet weather makes a return to the Piney Woods.More >> Old Man Winter was a no show this past season.More >> Recent heavy rains have helped erase most of the drought.More >> More rain means flooding concerns for Toledo Bend country.More >> A slow moving storm will provide Deep East Texas with several days of wet weather.More >> Lingering showers could create ponding of water on area roadways.More >> An Arctic outbreak will put the Piney Woods in the deep freeze.More >> The rest of your weekend is shaping up to be mainly dry and much cooler.More >>
In the wake of Wednesday's severe storms, the National Weather Service out of Shreveport has confirmed that the damage in and around Mount Enterprise was that of an EF1 tornado, with estimated winds between 86 and 110 mph.More >> Recent heavy rains have helped put a dent in the ongoing drought.More >> Grab the jacket as you head out the door this morning.More >> Our first big rain event of 2012 is underway.More >> The chances for more beneficial rainfall will continue.More >> Pockets of heavy rain just what the doctor ordered.More >> For the third year in a row, hurricanes spare the Texas coast.More >> Locally heavy rainfall likely, followed by a significant cool down.More >>
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