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Tropical Systems

Tropical Depression 13 Spaghetti Models

So my previous guess regarding Tropical Depression 13′s track was wrong. Now it appears fairly certain it will very slowly turn to the northeast and make landfall in Louisiana. Below are the spaghetti models for Tropical Depression 13, as you can see there is very minimal correlation between them. The official NHC forecast track is a very [read more...]

Texas' high pressure ridge finally gives way

A long awaited weather pattern shift is forecast to arrive for the upcoming labor day weekend! Our long standing upper level high pressure ridge, which has kept most storm systems at bay and brought record breaking heat for the last two months, is expected to shift eastward as we approach the weekend. This allows a [read more...]

Tropical Storm Don and north Texas weather

No doubt everyone know’s of Tropical Storm Don’s existence in the southern Gulf of Mexico. The storm track currently takes it well south of north Texas. The storm’s size is expected to remain small, and its strength at landfall is expected around 55mph sustained wind speed. This is a good setup for the southern and central parts [read more...]

West Dallas tornado rated eF-2, six other tornadoes around north Texas

Tornado damage consistent with an eF-2 tornado was found in West Dallas during a storm survey conducted by the National Weather Service today. The tornado’s path was one half mile in length, causing significant damage to numerous structures in that area. A preliminary track map shows it crossing the Trinity River and its levees, which should debunk [read more...]

Tropical Storm Hermine & it's effects

Tropical Storm Hermine, a remarkably impactful storm for the DFW Metroplex which sits 550 miles north of the storm’s initial landfall. The storm has brought severe flooding to a 300 mile stretch of central and north Texas, along the I-35 corridor. The worst flood effects are being felt in San Antonio through Austin. Flash flooding [read more...]

Flash Flooding around the entire DFW Metroplex

Hey group… its been awhile but the weather conditions today merit an email… By now we are all aware of the heavy rainfall affecting the region, but may not be immediately aware of the flash flooding occurring around the region. Right now, several flash flood reports have come in from the area, including Plano, Dallas, [read more...]

Tropical Storm Ida nearing landfall in Mobile, AL

Looks like the storm has lost most of its strength after heavy upper level wind shearing and cooler water temperatures in the gulf. The storm has already created about 5 feet of storm surge in eastern New Orleans, areas outside the hurricane flood control systems. The storm will continue to weaken and make a hard [read more...]

Late season Hurricane - Ida forms in Caribbean

Hurricane Ida formed near Nicaragua moving north very slowly today. The storm will continue north at a very slow pace, eventually making it to the Gulf of Mexico by this upcoming Tuesday. Forecasts beyond that point are very difficult to determine and we will just have to wait and see. As we all know, once [read more...]

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