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Kid Adorably Steals the Weather Man’s Job on a Live Newscast [VIDEO]

When kids get the chance to participate, they can end up stealing the show!

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Lady Tells News Reporter How Her Day Is Really Going [VIDEO]

There are seven words that we as radio talent and TV news reporters can't say on the air or have our listeners or viewers say or we could be hit with a fine from the FCC and possibly lose the license for the station. However, they occasionally make it on the air as in this case.

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Colder Weather Moving Into East Texas By Next Week

If you're like many of us in East Texas, this past weekend had you wondering just what season we were in. My son had a baseball tournament this weekend and I wore shorts and a t-shirt to the games! Not normal for December! For those of you wondering when it will feel more like Christmas time, the National Weather Service may have the answer for you.

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Weather Man Apologizes For Forecasting Sunshine On Rainy Weekend

A BBC weather man apologized today (August 19) for incorrectly forecasting a sunny, hot weekend. Phillip Avery took to the airwaves today to apologize for any outdoor activities which may have been ruined because forecasters ignored computer models that put thunderstorms in the forecast!

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City of Tyler To Offer Free Pickup of Storm Debris

Driving around Tyler this morning you may have noticed all the broken tree limbs and other brush from Saturday evening's storm that moved through the area. The City of Tyler is going to offer free pick-up of this debris through Friday (July 27th). All limbs and brush must be placed at the curb and be less than eight feet in length.

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Extreme Heat Expected for East Coast, Not East Texas [VIDEO]

East Texas had it’s fare share of extreme heat last year and it seems the heat wave and extreme temps have moved up north along the East Coast.  I just happened to catch the forecast for this week for Richmond, VA and what we felt last year is nothing to what they’re expecting today and mid-week.

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Lightning Strike Sends Texas Rangers for Cover [VIDEO]

It was the top of the fourth inning last night at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington as the Texas Rangers were taking on the Minnesota Twins when a loud clap of thunder and bolt of lightning sent players scrambling to the dugout. The lightning obviously hit very close to the stadium. You can see the interference it caused to the television signal -- the cameras even shook from the force of the thunder.

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Weather Warnings — Coming Soon to Your Cell Phone

The FCC and FEMA have been working on a system to notify the general public of imminent threats to life or property in your area. This system is ready to go now and you will begin to receive the messages on your cell phone as early as this month. The message is called a WEA, or Wireless Emergency Alert. Tornado warnings, flash flood warnings and several other high-end warnings will go direct to wireless users in an affected county automatically if their device is compatible.

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Will The Rain Dampen Your Weekend Activites? Komen, Alleyfest Update

There is a ton of stuff going on in East Texas this weekend. Unfortunately, mother nature doesn't seem to care. KLTV 7 Meteorologist, Grant Dade, says there will be widespread rain until Saturday afternoon. After that, the rainfall will become scattered until Sunday. So, what does this mean for the Komen Tyler 'Race for the Cure' and Alleyfest in Longview? We've talked to officials from both events and they say the events are going on 'rain or shine!'

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Dallas-Area Tornado Sends Tractor-Trailer FLYING [VIDEO]

Here’s just another example why tornadoes are one of the scariest natural disasters on the planet. As the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex was just hammered by tornadoes this afternoon, WFAA Channel 8 in Dallas got some unthinkable footage.

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Tornadoes Slam DFW; East Texas Under Tornado Watch [UPDATE 2:42 P.M.]

The National Weather Service has reported that several tornadoes have touched down in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, and eight East Texas counties are now under a tornado watch until 8 p.m. tonight.

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When Lightning Strikes — And What It Can Do [VIDEO]

I’m sitting at my desk, listening in on a conference call with about 60 other people across our company. I can hear the rain, a little thunder — it’s noticeable, but not distracting. I start to answer an email, and needless to say, I experienced something for the first time in my life …

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