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.
Draconids Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday Evening
The Draconids meteor shower radiates from near the constellation Draco. Draco the dragon. It’s in the northwestern sky. It'll peak in the evening on October 8, but you can see these meteors until the tenth.
Record Setting Heat Hit Much of the Country This Week, Including ETX
Tyler hit 96 degrees at 2:41pm Tuesday, which tied the daily record high temperature for the day. We also hit 96 on this day back in 1977.
Check out Saturn and Jupiter in the Night Sky this Week
Over the coming days you’ll have a good chance to spot Jupiter and Saturn in the night sky.
Drought Conditions Improve for Some Post Tropical Storm Imelda
The drought conditions continue for most of East Texas, but for some it’s gotten a little better over the last few weeks.
Friday We Fall Below 12 hours of Daylight
With fall comes later sunrises and earlier sunsets, resulting in less daylight hours. And Friday September 27, we will fall below 12 hours of daylight in Tyler.
Autumnal Equinox (Fall) is Here
It may not feel like it, but fall starts Monday, September 23. With it, later sunrises, earlier sunsets and less daylight hours.
East Texas Above Normal for Tornadoes this Year
So far this year, we’ve seen 170 tornadoes in the state of Texas. This is above the yearly average of 146.7 and the year is not even done yet.
Imelda to Flood Parts of Texas
What was Tropical Storm Imelda, continues to dump tons of rain across parts of Texas and Louisiana as well.