Monthly Archives: January 2013

Tuesday Severe Weather Update

Written on January 28, 2013 at 10:07 pm, by

The Storm Prediction Center has placed a slight risk of severe weather from Central Texas through the mid Mississippi Valley into western parts of the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys on Tuesday. There is a moderate risk of severe weather from northern Louisiana, central/eastern Arkansas, extreme southwestern Tennessee and northwestern to west central Mississippi. Storms are expected toContinue Reading

McLennan County SKYWARN 2013

Written on January 28, 2013 at 6:00 am, by

This Saturday Vortex Chasers will be attending the annual 2013 McLennan County SKYWARN. Come check out this informative session while getting a chance to meet the team and see the chase vehicle. The McLennan County SKYWARN will be held this Saturday, February 02, 2013 at the Emergency Services Education Center in Waco. The basic storm spotting classContinue Reading

Chance for Storms on Tuesday

Written on January 26, 2013 at 5:29 pm, by

The Storm Prediction Center has outlined an area for the potential of severe weather on Tuesday (D4) and Wednesday (D5). There still is a lot of uncertainty in the forecast model guidance on the instability and wind shear for severe weather. We will be monitoring this closely as models will have a better handle on this over the next few days.

2013 Skywarn Spotter Training Schedule

Written on January 26, 2013 at 1:47 pm, by

The National Weather Service encourages anyone with an interest in weather, public service and access to communication, such as HAM radio, to join the SKYWARN® program. Volunteers include police and fire personnel, dispatchers, EMS workers, public utility workers and other concerned private citizens. Individuals affiliated with hospitals, schools, churches, nursing homes or who have a responsibility forContinue Reading

Midweek Storm System Update

Written on January 7, 2013 at 8:59 pm, by

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued starting Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday evening across southeast Texas. Isolated amounts of 5-7 inches are possible across southeast Texas with lower amounts to the northwest. Heavy rainfall is expected over Central Texas starting Tuesday through Wednesday with 2-3 inches possible west of I-35 with higher amounts to the eastContinue Reading

Midweek Storm System

Written on January 6, 2013 at 5:02 pm, by

A strong upper level storm system will move across Texas midweek and will provide widespread showers and thunderstorms. The good news with this system is that it will bring widespread heavy rain to a large area of Texas that could benefit from some drought relief. This storm system could also bring some severe weather toContinue Reading