Texoma Weather 

Why are the leaves so colorful this year?
Why are the leaves so colorful this year?

It has to deal with the perfect combination of weather variables.

Fall foliage is more colorful than usual in 2022.

A cooler November for Texoma
A cooler November for Texoma

Daily high temperatures during November 2022

2022 Atlantic hurricane season ends
2022 Atlantic hurricane season ends

Paths of each tropical cyclone of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season

Historic snowfall in western New York

Observed snowfall totals from the historic lake-effect event in western New York

Historic snowfall in western New York

(KTEN) – How does 77 inches of snow in 24 hours sound? Well, that’s the reality in some areas of western New York. Orchard Park, New York, home of the Buffalo Bills, was the “lucky” winner of receiving 77 inches of snow in just one

Two months in a row of above average rainfall

Monthly rainfall totals over the past 15 months

Two months in a row of above average rainfall

(KTEN) – I guess you could say Texoma is getting lucky with rainfall recently. For the second month in a row, Texoma will see above average rainfall. Monthly rainfall totals over the past 15 months KTEN The last time Texoma has seen two consecutive

Large earthquake shakes West Texas

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake occurred in West Texas Wednesday afternoon.

Large earthquake shakes West Texas

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake was confirmed near Mentone, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon.

Wintry weather across parts of Texoma

Snowfall in Atoka, Oklahoma, on November 14, 2022.

Wintry weather across parts of Texoma

Snow was falling across portions of the KTEN viewing area on Monday afternoon.

Lamar County tornado rating upgraded to EF-4

The November 4 Lamar County tornado has been upgraded to EF-4.

Lamar County tornado rating upgraded to EF-4

Friday's Lamar County tornado upgraded to EF-4.

Calera declares disaster situation after tornado

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Calera declares disaster situation after tornado

"When the tornado came, it just flew," said Bentley Baker, who witnessed its power first hand.

Long track tornado upgraded to EF-4

The Red River County to McCurtain County tornado has been rated EF-4.

Long track tornado upgraded to EF-4

The National Weather Service upgraded Friday's Red River and McCurtain County tornado to EF-4.

Choctaw nation offering resources to tornado victims

Choctaw nation offering resources to tornado victims

“The Choctaw Nation’s priority is to ensure the people of McCurtain County are safe and provided with relief needed," said Chief Gary Batton.

Idabel church, destroyed by tornado, holds Sunday service

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Idabel church, destroyed by tornado, holds Sunday service

"What you see right behind me is just a building; it's just brick and mortar," said Pastor Danny Palmer. "It reminds us again, the church is people."

Tornadoes tear through Texoma

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Tornadoes tear through Texoma

November 4, 2022 will be a date in the history books for Texoma. At least four tornadoes destroyed portions of the region, including the small town of Idabel, Oklahoma.

Tornado damage extends to Choctaw County

Tornado damage extends to Choctaw County

Just outside of Sawyer, Oklahoma, families and neighbors began the clean up effort after Friday's severe weather. No matter where you look, you'd find debris, demolished barns and uprooted trees. 

Tornadoes rip through Texas, causing injuries

The remnants of a house in Midcity, Texas, that was devastated by a tornado on November 4, 2022.

Tornadoes rip through Texas, causing injuries

The powerful storms flattened homes, a church and toppled trees, with officials in one Texas county reporting at least two dozen people injured.

Tornado claims at least one life in McCurtain County

Some of the heaviest tornado damage in Idabel was along NW Lincoln Road.

Tornado claims at least one life in McCurtain County

Parts of Idabel were hit hard by Friday's powerful storm.

Severe weather rocks Texoma

An 18-wheeler overturned in a storm on U.S. 69/75 in Calera, Oklahoma, on November 4, 2022.

Severe weather rocks Texoma

Tornadoes were confirmed in Lamar County, Texas, and McCurtain County, Oklahoma.

Updates: Tornado damages homes near Paris

A funnel cloud on the ground near Paris, Texas on November 4, 2022.

Updates: Tornado damages homes near Paris

Storm damage has also been reported in Choctaw County, Oklahoma.

Texoma’s October weather in review

Rainfall totals for each month spanning back to September 2021

Texoma’s October weather in review

(KTEN) – Spooky season is over! October brought a mix of hot and cool days with temperatures ranging from 90° on October 6 and 13 to 58° on October 28. High temperatures for the month of October KTEN Sherman, Texas received above average rai

Some rainfall records broken from previous rain event

Sherman, Texas broke a rainfall record on October 28

Some rainfall records broken from previous rain event

(KTEN) – Wow… another round of rain? We must be hitting the weather lottery! This latest rainfall event was brought to Texoma by an upper level low that slowed over the region, bringing moderate to heavy rain for many hours. The event was a f

Hallo-Extremes and what to expect for Halloween this year

Hallo-Extremes and what to expect for Halloween this year

Taking a look back at past weather for Halloween!

Fall foliage increasing in Texoma

Fall foliage increasing in Texoma

You may be noticing an uptick in fall foliage. Moderate foliage is being reported in the region, according to The Foliage Report.

Latest rainfall event helps Texoma’s drought

Drought Monitor from October 27

Latest rainfall event helps Texoma’s drought

(KTEN) – Yippee! We got rain! In fact, upwards of 4.20” of rain fell in places like Wilburton in Latimer County. Over 3” of rain was reported in McAlester, Clayton, Hugo, and Idabel from October 24 to October 25. Rainfall amounts from Oc

Increased fire danger this weekend

Extreme fire danger will be the main concern in Oklahoma

Increased fire danger this weekend

Gusty winds and dry conditions will be the main fuel for the potential for rapidly spreading wildfires in Texoma.

Orionid Meteor Shower to peak October 21-22

The meteors can be viewed with the naked eye under perfect conditions

Orionid Meteor Shower to peak October 21-22

(KTEN) – For all the stargazers out there, the Orionid Meteor Shower has begun! The shower began on October 2 and will last through November 7, 2022. The Orionid Meteor Shower peaks in late October KTEN The Orionids will peak between October 21 and

NOAA releases 2022 winter outlook

NOAA releases 2022 winter outlook

With spooky season still ongoing, all eyes are on the reappearance of Old Man Winter.

Coldest air of the season so far this year arrives

Coldest air of the season so far this year arrives

(KTEN) – BRRRR!!! The morning of October 19 sure was a cold one for Texoma! Temperatures fell into the low 20s for some areas, namely Clayton, Talihina, and McAlester. Low temperatures from October 19 KTEN Many locations broke daily record low tempe

Hard freeze in store Wednesday morning

Freeze warnings are in place for all of Texoma.

Hard freeze in store Wednesday morning

Record low temperatures possible Wednesday morning.