Wildfire Situation in California is Improving
Parts of California are still burning as large wildfires continue to scorch the land. However progress is being made on a number of fires.
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.
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.