Category Archives: South Texas Weather

Tropical Storm Gamma Forms Off The Yucatán

Tropical Storm Gamma has formed off the Yucatán this evening. Data from recon aircraft found a fairly well defined center and winds of tropical storm force. We just aren’t too worried about direct impacts to our coastline because steering currents and dry air are not working in favor of the system. It will likely cross the Yucatán near Cozumel on

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Texas Planted Cotton Acres Dipped Down In 2020

According to data recently released by the USDA Texas upland cotton acreage decreased by nearly half a million acres. Economists say that the lower planted acres stemmed from increased supply and lower prices in part due to the coronavirus pandemic which impacted the commodity markets negatively over the year. But the loss of planted acreage came at no overall shock

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Texas prepares for Hurricane Laura ahead of landfall later this week

As Marco continues to cling to life some residents along the Texas Gulf Coast are making preparations for what could be a major hurricane later in the week. The threat that Laura is posing to the Texas Gulf Coast has even caused some leaders to call for evacuation orders. The City of Galveston Mayor Pro Tem Craig Brown has issued

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Severe Thunderstorms Cause Damage In Jim Wells and Duvall Counties Sunday Evening

The atmosphere over parts of South Texas was just moist enough and had enough lift to fire off some significant thunderstorms Sunday evening over parts on South Texas near San Diego and Alice. Emergency managers in reported wind damage bad enough where the roof of a shed was blown off onto County Road 103 in Duval County. There were also

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