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5 Most Significant Weather Events of 2013

Weather across West Central Texas can change dramatically and is typically characterized by flash floods, drought, wildfires, hail, wind storms, winter storms and tornadoes.  Below are five of the most significant weather events for 2013 that impacted the region.
Location/Storm Event                                              Date                            Fatalities

Two Fatalities from Icy Bridges on U.S. Highway 277   Nov. 23-24             Two

West Central Texas Long Term Drought            2013                            None

Abilene Wind and Flash Flood Storm                  June 17, 2013           None

West Central Texas Winter Storm                        Dec. 5-6                    None

Blanket EF1 Tornado                                             May 20                      None

Our hearts and prayers are with those who lost loved ones, and we are very sorry if you experienced injury or property damage this past year.  Since the potential is always there for devastating fires and storms, it is always important to be weather ready.  You can also learn how your NWS is making every effort to prepare for extreme weather through its Weather Ready Nation Initiative at

Here are a few safety tips.  

1) Know the name of your county and those around you.

2) Have a means to receive forecasts, watches and warnings such as your local Radio and TV Station, Cable, Internet Provider, Cell Phone, and/or NOAA Weather Radio 24 hours a day.

3) Take appropriate action when a watch or warning is issued for your area.

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