Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Central Virginia

June 8, 2023 by · Comments Off on Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Central Virginia 

A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect Thursday afternoon for much of Central Virginia.


February 9, 2011 by · Comments Off on KBTX 

KBTX, The annual “Go Texan” began Saturday night in the hall of Fame in Bryan Texas. The annual fundraiser helps to provide scholarships to students pursuing studies in agriculture. “This year we received and 166,000 in scholarships to young local Brazos County under the Livestock Show and Rodeo Houston,” said Ricky Hail, president of the Brazos County “Go Texan”. “The dance and auction is really where it all begins.” The event began at 8 am, which featured live music, dance and silent auction

KBTX-TV 3 is the television channel CBS affiliate station located in Bryan / College, Texas, and the organization of television as news based in the Brazos Valley. It is broadcast in digital UHF channel 50 and is owned by Gray Television. It is a sister station KWTX-TV in Waco. Its transmitter is located in Carlos, Texas.

In its own market, emissions on the cable KBTX – including Suddenlink Channel 5 – and on DirecTV and Dish Network.

KBTX also offers the CW programming on its digital stream. Before the September 2006 merger of The WB and UPN, UPN KBTX offers digital programming. Texas CW is a joint effort between KWTX and KBTX.

KBTX-TV is the “KBTX Media ‘banner, which also includes CW Texas and

KBTX was the first television station in the Brazos Valley. It aired in the same building on East 29th Street in Bryan since its on-air May 22, 1957, although the building was added repeatedly. Originally broadcast on both CBS and ABC programming, KBTX became a wholly owned subsidiary of CBS in 1984.

On October 14, 1983, KBTX switched the switch on a new transmitter in the community Grimes County Carlos. The tower of 1700 feet almost doubled the number of homes reached the station.

Perhaps the most remarkable coverage KBTX was on November 18, 1999. Early this morning the Aggie Bonfire stack collapsed, killing 12 people and wounding 27. The resort, a non-stop coverage of the event, and served as the main source of local and national news in the hours that followed.

KBTX began celebrating its 50th anniversary in May 2007. Many former members of the air staff returned to the celebration, some news reports that guest anchored.

In accordance with the original date in February 2009 commissioned by the federal government, KBTX shut down its analog effective January 20, 2009, as he made the transition to digital television.

On February 28, 2009, KBTX began broadcasting at full digital power tower strengthened Carlos, once again expanding its signal dramatically. The station had been broadcasting low-power digital signal stops between its analog and enabling full power, in addition to being carried on cable systems and DirecTV.

KWTX and KBTX experimented with a noon show jointly completed by early 2009. News stories for the two observation areas were read from Waco KWTX studios for the first half of the show, with KBTX live weather and running additional local content of its studios for the rest of the broadcast in the Brazos Valley. KWTX released its own climate and life content in their part of the market during this period. However, at the end of March 2009, both stations return to managing their own different shows, with KBTX citing “overwhelming demand of viewers for the show to be based in the Twin Cities again.”

In 2009, KBTX agreements with two suppliers of the nation’s major satellite. For years, Dish Network had refused to offer the area KBTX Bryan / College Station, instead of simply transporting KWTX. However, in 2009, ceded dishes, and April 23 this year, was made available KBTX in the Waco / Temple / Bryan area market. In May 2009, after years of achievement KBTX market, DirecTV announced it would drop its service KBTX. KBTX and DirecTV said they were bombarded with calls from frustrated customers, that negotiations were underway, they say keep on KBTX DirecTV. In June 2009 an agreement was reached to keep the station available to customers of satellite provider.

KBTX serves Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Milam, Montgomery, Robertson, Walker and Washington counties, some of which are also in the Houston market, but receive KBTX. Texas A & M University, Sam Houston State University and Blinn College are within its coverage area.

With its digital signal at full power transmission of the maximum allowed by law in early 2009, the signal also reaches KBTX Houston County in the Tyler / Longview market, Trinity, San Jacinto, Austin, Harris and Waller counties Houston market, and Lee County Market Austin. News 3 Weather team oversees the county and provides forecasts and updates, including during severe weather events.

KBTX is part of a market for rare American television, the Waco / Temple / Bryan market space. Only a handful of DMA in the country have several stations in the network affiliate serving viewers (KBTX serving the Bryan / College Station area, serving KWTX Waco / Temple / Killeen area), although in this case, both stations are linked to each other.

Houston Traffic

February 4, 2011 by · Comments Off on Houston Traffic 

Houston Traffic, Houston was under a winter storm warning until noon, local time and not less than 3 inches (7.6 centimeters) of sleet and ice can accumulate, according to the National Weather Service. Dallas and Fort Worth were covered by no less than 6 inches of snow, according to AccuWeather Inc. in State College, Pennsylvania. At least 100 traffic accidents were reported in the Houston area today, prompting officials to close highways of ice coated the Houston Chronicle reported. “It will be winter precipitation all the way to the Gulf Coast,” said Dan Pydynowski, a senior meteorologist at AccuWeather. He said sleet and ice could reach all the way to Brownsville, Texas to the Mexican border.

Earlier this week, a giant snowstorm across the northern United States to land nearly 13,000 flights in Chicago and pounded with wind gusts of 70 mph (113 kph) and 20 inches of snow. Cold in Texas Three hundred flights were canceled Friday at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, while airport Dallas Love Field was closed, officials said. “We cleared a runway (at the airport of Love), but there are roads to get to the track which remains a problem,” said Jose Torres, spokeswoman for the city Aviation Administration.

In southern Texas, Corpus Christi International Airport remained closed Friday because of ice, officials said, while freezing rain and snow covered much of downtown Houston.

The band of freezing weather has also expanded into Louisiana and parts of Arkansas, Tennessee and Missouri, forecasters said.

“Travel in southwestern Arkansas becomes dangerous this morning,” said spokesman David Nilles Emergency Management.

Interstate 30 and other roads in the Texarkana area are covered with snow, and traffic is slower than normal. ”

American Airlines canceled 630 flights from Dallas on Friday, according to spokesman Ed Martelle society, who said the airline had canceled 739 flights nationwide.

In New Orleans, a mix of rain and sleet fell in northern districts of the city and outlying areas.

Louisiana Bobby Jindal said the governor of a state of emergency Thursday in anticipation of the weather, the activation of the State Crisis Action Team to control potentially dangerous conditions that could affect parts of the state in the coming days.

State government offices in 55 parishes in Louisiana were closed Friday because of winter weather.

Southwest Airlines canceled all flights to Corpus Christi, Harlingen and Houston Hobby Airport in Texas on Thursday, according to company spokeswoman Marilee McInnis. The airline canceled a total of 157 flights, “she said.

Continental Airlines said it has suspended most of its operations from Houston Intercontinental Airport from Thursday afternoon to Friday afternoon because of icy precipitation expected.

Houston has also closed schools on Friday; according to the spokesman at the school district Osborne Sarah Greer.

In Oklahoma, a sport utility vehicle skidded off a bridge and plunged 80 feet into a river along Interstate 44, killing at least three people Thursday, police spokesman George Brown.

In South Dakota, the winter weather prompted officials to close a 90-mile stretch of Highway 29 from Watertown to the border of North Dakota Thursday because of blizzard conditions, according to state authorities, which reported numerous accidents and whiteout conditions along the route.

Houston Transtar

February 4, 2011 by · Comments Off on Houston Transtar 

Houston Transtar, Mayor Annise Parker and Ed Harris County Judge Emmett talked about the blizzard at a news conference in Houston TranStar earlier today with Parker telling reporters he is the best for the citizens to stay out of the road and stay home.

“We urge people if you do not get on the road, stay on the road. Once the mud or snow or freezing overnight stays frozen, the shuttle tomorrow can be very problematic. C is just better if you do not get on the road and you do not enter, “said the mayor, according to the Houston Chronicle.

All offices of the University will be closed until Monday, according to the latest alert Notification University.

As a snowstorm descended on the city earlier today and with icy roads planned, university officials completed all academic activities to 16 hours to allow the safe transit home for the campus community. At 19 hours, the administration has extended the class cancellations through Friday; the school should open its doors again on Monday.

The class cancellations came after the National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning at 3:52 p.m. for southern Texas.

“A higher level storm system approaching from the west will combine with increasing moisture and cold temperatures in the lower atmosphere to produce a mixture of light snow, sleet and freezing rain in southeastern Texas “according to the alert, which expires Friday at 12 o’clock, when the storm should pass.

In response to questions following a news conference this afternoon weather in Houston Transtar, Parker has denied trying to conceal the images public.

“We never said that the public should not see this video,” the mayor said. “We simply said that we thought the most appropriate place they see for the first time would be before a court of law, when these agents are brought to justice. The frustration is that by releasing this video it has the possibility of provoking a strong trial to be moved out of Harris County, and we do not want anything to jeopardize the prosecution of these officers. “Parker said she also believes the odds of officers being held accountable for their actions decreases if the trial is moved out of Harris County.

“The public has every right to know this information, and I resent any implication that we tried to hide the tape,” said Parker. “We did everything we were supposed to do when we received the tape. We have studied. We have turned this investigation into the District Attorney. We have supported the district attorney and we fired the officers. We do not believe that the jurors here would be contaminated because they were afraid that there would an effort to move the trial away from Harris County. “Wednesday evening, Parker issued a statement saying in part that whoever posted the video should be pursued, but recanted, saying it is not her to tell whether someone should be charged. She made the statement after watching the 10 o’clock news and see Quanell X acquired images as evidence in a separate trial.

Khou Weather

February 3, 2011 by · Comments Off on Khou Weather 

Khou Weather, Continental Airlines will cancel all flights in and out of the airport 15 hours on Thursday due to extreme weather conditions, officials said. Continental has already canceled 518 flights to and from Bush IAH 674 to Thursday and from Bush IAH Friday. Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is the largest hub for Continental Airlines. METRO offers domains warming transit centers so that users have a temporary shelter from bitter cold and windy conditions. METROLift “Operation Warm” vehicles will be at 20 sites in the region and remain in place during normal working hours METRO.

Vehicles are METROLift a refuge of last resort during the night hours. METRO will decide whether to continue the service depending on weather conditions. Metro police are working with emergency management and patrols at night to ensure the safety of customers and drivers METROLift. These measures are taken to provide relief during bad weather and power outages happen all the bearing condition and should continue in the coming days.

Power outages can affect underground services as follows: Metro services and buses METROLift: The system-wide delays due to breakdowns sporadic light (flashing or no signal at the intersection). METRORAIL Service: While Metrorail has priority status with CenterPoint Energy, there is a chance that the current outrage could occur along the railway line. Service should not be interrupted, but delays may occur. The rolling blackouts and extreme weather conditions across the state Wednesday forced a number of schools to close or move classes to a new location.

HISD this power to pin Oak Middle School has been restored. Children have not been moved to another location. The power in Kashmir High School was restored and students at Key Middle School sent earlier today to return to their home campus. HISD also said there would be no football games played Friday. Fort Bend ISD, Alief ISD, Klein ISD and Cy-Fair ISD said the school is in session and will focus on failures to roll as they come.
Spring ISD will dismiss early due to power outages and the need to conserve energy. All schools dismiss three hours after the regular starting time. Transit buses will follow the early dismissal schedule. For more information on the exact time, contact your child’s school.

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