Two men traveling with stolen passports on a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner were Iranians who had bought tickets to Europe and were probably not terrorists, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.More >>
More than four days after a Malaysian jetliner went missing on route to Beijing, authorities acknowledged Wednesday they didn't know in which direction the plane and its 239 passengers was heading when it disappeared,...More >>
Today marks the official start of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season,
but that is not the talk around East Texas. A cold front is making its
way through East Texas, and with it a round of showers and thunderstorms
The past few days, a powerful and deadly storm system has been pounding through the plain states, developing numerous tornadoes, damaging many homes and businesses, and even taking the lives of many people. This same storm system is going to be moving through East Texas Saturday, and with it comes the threat for severe weather. The good news is that the threat is not anywhere close to where it was in states to our north.
The atmosphere is not set up for the same kind of severe weather that we saw in Oklahoma, Missouri and Illinois. The low-level shear will not be strong enough to support a strong or widespread tornado threat, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. The atmosphere however is set up for strong straight-line wind damage, and large hail in some areas. The storm prediction center has issued a slight risk for severe weather over much of East Texas today.
We've been mainly seeing a partly cloudy sky, but in the evening/overnight hours, a line of showers and thunderstorms is expected to push through East Texas. Starting in our northwestern counties, and ending in our southeastern counties. Some of these showers and thunderstorms could be severe with the biggest threat being strong damaging winds and hail. An isolated tornado or two cannot be ruled out though.
Tuesday, March 11 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-03-11 19:37:27 GMT
State Representatives from East Texas are among fourteen Republican lawmakers who have written fellow State Rep. Dan Branch, asking him to withdraw from the May Republican Primary Runoff election. BranchMore >>
State Representatives from East Texas are among fourteen Republican lawmakers who have written fellow State Rep. Dan Branch, asking him to withdraw from the May Republican Primary Runoff election. Branch (R-Dallas) is in the runoff for the Republican nomination for Texas Attorney General against State Senator Ken Paxton (R-McKinney).More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-03-10 03:44:06 GMT
Officials confirm with KLTV that at least one juvenile is dead following an attempted robbery Sunday afternoon in Longview.The attempted robbery occurred at the "New-Way" gas station located at the intersectionMore >>
One juvenile is dead following an attempted robbery Sunday evening in Longview.More >>
Wednesday, March 5 2014 8:29 AM EST2014-03-05 13:29:40 GMT
Several Smith County fire crews have contained an early morning house fire in Overton. Authorities tell us the fire began around 5:00 Wednesday morning in the 400 block of E. South Street. Arp, OvertonMore >>
Several Smith County fire crews have contained an early morning house fire in Overton.More >>