WEATHER REPORT AND SUMMARY:
VT [VALID TIME] THROUGH 09/19/2016@0730C
ISSUED: 09/18/2016 1906C
ISSUED: 09/18/2016 1748C,
As you are likely aware, I retired from broadcasting on September 16. I
will, however, continue to maintain the local forecast portion of the website.
I am taking two weeks off, and will return on October 3.
The times of issuance of the products will change. The reports will
appear around 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. whenn standard time returns on
November 6). The delay allows for being able to consult more forecast discussions and other
I’ll see you on October 3. RKP
TYLER-LONGVIEW METROPOLITAN AREA FORECAST:
TONIGHT: mostly clear, low lower 70s, south winds about 5 mph;
MONDAY: mostly sunny, high middle 90s, southeast winds about 5 mph;
MONDAY NIGHT: mostly clear, low lower 70s, east winds about 5 mph;
TUESDAY: mostly sunny, high middle 90s, east winds 5-10 mph;
TUESDAY NIGHT: clear, low middle 60s, east winds about 5 mph;
WEDNESDAY: mostly sunny, high upper 90s, southeast winds about 5 mph.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: mostly clear, low upper 60s;
THURSDAY: mostly sunny, high middle 90s;
THURSDAY NIGHT: mostly clear, low near 70;
FRIDAY: mostly sunny, high lower 90s;
FRIDAY NIGHT: partly cloudy, low lower 70s;
SATURDAY: mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms, high upper
SATURDAY NIGHT: mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms, low
SUNDAY: mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms, high middle 70s.
TYLER CLIMATE DATA FOR September 18, 2016
(The report is for the twenty-four hours ending at midnight Greenwich
Mean Time, 7:00 p.m. Central Daylight-Saving Time. The maximum
and minimum temperatures represent the observations during the preceding
eighteen hours, and precipitation during the preceding
twenty-four hours. The observations are made at NWS/419207, Tyler,
Texas City Office, (95.3W/32.3N, 158M)).
MONTH-TO-DATE PRECIPITATION 0.08
YEAR-TO-DATE PRECIPITATION 30.23
LONGVIEW CLIMATE DATA FOR September 17, 2016
(The report is for the twenty-four hours ending at midnight Greenwich Mean Time, 7:00
p.m. Central Daylight-Saving Time. The maximum and minimum temperatures represent the
observations during the preceding eighteen hours, and precipitation during the preceding
twenty-four hours. The observations are made at WMO/722470, Longview, Texas–East Texas
Regional Airport, [94.7W/32.4N, 107M]).
MONTH-TO-DATE PRECIPITATION 0.03
YEAR-TO-DATE PRECIPITATION 40.74
REGIONAL TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION TABLE
Station Min. Max. PCPN.
Athens Texas A&M Forest Service 76 97
Bonham Texas A&M Forest Service 69 93 0.71
Center Municipal Airport 73 92
Chandler PWS 73 95
Clarksville Texas A&M Forest Service 69 93 0.27
Corsicana Campbell Field 77 97
Crockett Houston County Airport 72 93
Dallas Love Field 73 98 0.11
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport 71 98 0.02
*Edgewood Union Pacific Railway 73 93 1.19
Fort Worth Meacham Field 71 97 0.07
Gilmer Fox-Stephens Field 70 89 0.21
*Gladewater Union Pacific Railway 71 88 0.39
Greenville Majors Field 70 91 0.67
Hallsville CWOP 72 92 0.10
Hawkins CWOP 70 92 0.82
Henderson Rusk County Airport 71 92
Houston Hobby Airport 77 97
Jacksonville CWOP 73 93 0.09
*Jefferson Union Pacific Railway 69 88 0.89
Linden Texas A&M Forest Service 70 92 0.60
Longview CWOP City 72 90 0.14
Longview East Texas Regional Airport 71 92 0.03
Lufkin–Angelina County Airport 72 94
Marshall Harrison County Airport 70 90 0.11
Mount Pleasant–Regional Airport 71 90 0.59
Nacogdoches SFASU 73 93
Palestine Municipal Airport 74 94
Paris Cox Field 70 90 0.80
Quitman CWOP 71 92 0.85
Shreveport Regional Airport 72 92 0.02
Terrell Municipal Airport 73 95 0.05
Texarkana Webb Field 70 90 0.15
Tyler City 73 91
Tyler–Pounds Field 74 94 0.01
(* Precipitation data is reported from a nearby NWS cooperating
weather observer station which reports through 7:00 a.m. CDT.
# Indicates estimated data.
@ Indicates incomplete data.
? Indicates questionable data.
R indicates that a record was set or tied.
All other precipitation reporting periods are for the 24 hours
ending at 7:00 p.m. CDT; maximum and minimum temperatures are
within the eighteen hours ending at 7:00 p.m. CDT.).
CWOP, Citizen Weather Observer Program.
PWS, Private Weather Station.
All other stations are part of the NWS (National Weather Service)
or FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) network.
PUBLIC FORECAST EXPLANATION
ISSUED: 09/18/2016 1739C
The upper air trough, which has been bringing showers to North Texas for the past
days, has finally passed to our east, and is being followed by subsiding air. This has
temperatures in the high 90s to our west, with lower 90s in East Texas at 5 p.m. Dew
have fallen, and humidities are in the 30-percent range to our west, and will fall here
Until that happens, patchy fog is likely tomorrow morning, especially to our northeast
where the heavier rainfall amounts occurred over the past twenty-four hours.
The upper air ridge is re-establishing itself, and looks to hold through Thursday. This
going to bring well above normal temperatures this week, and virtually no chance for
Gulf moisture should return beginning Thursday. That is going to increase humidities
and lower temperatures slightly. By Friday, a significant upper air trough will be
promising us widespread showers next weekend, and our temperatures finally getting to
Otherwise, skies are sunny this afternoon behind this morning’s showers. Winds are
southwesterly. Rainfall amounts this morning were from a few hundredths of an inch to
than one inch, increasing from southwest to northeast. RKP
CODED CITIES FORECAST–TYR
ISSUED: 09/18/2016 1751C
DAY WX TEMP POP
Monday SUNNY 74/96 10%/10%
Tuesday SUNNY 73/95 05%/10%
Wednesday SUNNY 66/97 05%/05%