Catch the Leonids Meteor Shower in the Coming Days
Star gazers can catch another meteor shower soon. The Leonids meteor shower peaks the night of November 17.
Record Cold for Parts of ETX Tuesday and Wednesday
It was a record-setting day in parts of East Texas both Tuesday and Wednesday as we saw the coldest air of the season move in.
Check out the North Taurid Meteor Shower Tonight/Tomorrow
Monday night and Tuesday morning, you could see some meteors as the North Taurid Meteor shower peaks.
Mercury to Transit the Sun Monday
A transit is an event in which the planet moves directly between the earth and the sun. This means if you look at the sun (with a special filter as to not blind yourself), you can see the planet move across the surface of the sun. This type of event is much rarer than a meteor shower.
Saturn and Jupiter in the Sky this Week
You could see a couple of planets in the evening sky during the coming days, and it will be easier to spot them with the moon passing very nearby.
Twelve Years Ago – Superstorm Sandy
Twelve years ago, a category 1 hurricane made landfall near Atlantic City, leaving in its wake billions of dollars in damage and over 200 people dead.
NOAA Outlook – Mild Winter Expected in East Texas
A warmer than normal winter is what we can expect this winter. An outlook released from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently indicates that Texas has a good chance to see above normal temperatures over the next few months.
See the Moon and Mars in the Morning Sky this Week
If you wake up before sunrise, you can see the red planet in the eastern sky.
Tornadoes Strike Texas Sunday Evening
Sunday evening, a storm system produced a tornado that devastated a stretch of north Dallas leaving in its wake numerous damaged buildings, tens of thousands without power, and hundreds of thousands of people shaken.
Orionids Meteor Shower Peaks Soon
Another meteor shower will light up the night sky in the coming nights. The Orionids meteor shower peaks October 21 and 22, but it’s active through November 7.
Tropics Could Be Heating Up After a bit of a Break
It’s been one month since a tropical system has impacted the mainland U.S., but that may change this weekend.
Check Out the International Space Station this Week
The International Space Station will be seen overhead Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings.