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October In July – Clues For The Winter Ahead?

July 13, 2014 0 Comments
October In July – Clues For The Winter Ahead?

If you’re a fan of Fall, we are going to get an early taste of it starting Sunday night.  Not to worry summer lovers…the warmth will quickly come back after Wednesday morning.  Before we get to Wednesday afternoon, where temperatures jump back into the mid 70s, we will have to pass through a couple of […]

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A Stormy Sunday?

July 5, 2014 0 Comments
A Stormy Sunday?

Our comfy air  at the end of last week is long gone and replacing it is a much more humid and potentially hottest air mass of the season.  Highs locally were kept down Saturday thanks to clouds from a decaying thunderstorm complex that passed to our south earlier in the day.  Highs out west topped […]

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Coolest Air of The Summer

June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Coolest Air of The Summer

After a cool start to the spring, things have really turned around with the warmth coming at the end of May and for much of June.  As we head into July, at least the first couple of days in July, we will feel some changes. A cold front will usher in the coolest air mass […]

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Severe Threat Continues Sunday

June 28, 2014 0 Comments
Severe Threat Continues Sunday

We didn’t have any warnings in the area Saturday night and other than some gusty winds, heavy rain, and some ominous clouds, things stayed pretty tame relatively speaking. Behind a cold front that will pass by Sunday morning, drier air will push in allowing the sun to come out Sunday morning and through the early […]

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Another Round of Severe Weather Possible

June 17, 2014 0 Comments
Another Round of Severe Weather Possible

Today is June 17th and if you’ve lived here for more than 5 years you know that date is significant in terms of weather.  In 2009 Austin was affected by a tornado and one year later in 2010, the state of Minnesota saw its largest tornado outbreak in its history.  Once again on June, 17th […]

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Severe Weather Update 6/16

June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Severe Weather Update 6/16

We have entered a week that will feature several rounds of thunderstorms  and potentially heavy rain to go along with that.  Today is day one of the chance for severe weather.  In this edition of the blog we break down timing, hazards, and everything you need to know. First off the Storm Prediction Center has […]

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Severe Storms Possible Early In The Week

June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Severe Storms Possible Early In The Week

We are heading into our climatological peak for severe weather season and we could see some strong storms Monday and Tuesday.   We’ll talk Monday first.  Things are looking good for the morning commute, but that may and likely will change by the drive home. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has outlooked the […]

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Sunday’s Storms

June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Sunday’s Storms

It was quite the afternoon Sunday with lots of lightning, heavy rain, and loud thunder.  Believe it or not there were actually a few reported tornado touchdowns in the area. The red dots on the map indicate where a tornado was reported on the ground Sunday afternoon.  Now these tornadoes that touched down Sunday are […]

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Last Weekend’s Meteor Shower

May 25, 2014 0 Comments
Last Weekend’s Meteor Shower

For all intents and purposes the meteor shower that is hard to say and spell (CAMELOPARDALID) was a complete dud.  There was caution though from NASA scientists and other experts that it might in fact be nothing to write to home about. The Earth was passing through comet debris that we have never passed before […]

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Turning The Corner

May 18, 2014 0 Comments
Turning The Corner

Yes we’ve had some nice sprinkled in over the last month or so, but they have been few and far between and nowhere near what we were able to enjoy on Sunday. Highs across the area got back into the 70s for only the 4th time this year.   I think we will end up […]

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