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Jeff Ray

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Jeff joined CBS 11 and TXA 21 in December 2010. He came to North Texas from Nashville, where he spent the past 11 years, most recently as the morning meteorologist at WKRN-TV. His career has also taken him to Kansas City, Mo., where he was the senior meteorologist at KSHB-TV. Prior to that, he worked at television stations in Jefferson City, Mo.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Fort Pierce, Fla.

Born in Lubbock, Jeff spent most of his childhood in Tennessee. He returned to Texas to attend the University of Texas at Austin, where he received his first undergraduate degree. Jeff went on to study news at the University of Florida and later completed his bachelor’s degree in broadcast meteorology at Mississippi State University. He also holds a master’s degree in science education from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

Jeff and his wife are thrilled to be raising their two sons here in North Texas. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys gardening, cooking (which is more like scientific experimentation, if you ask his wife) and woodworking.

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North Texas Schools Respond To Ebola Fears

Many school districts across North Texas are doing their part to keep Ebola off of their campuses.


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Ebola Scare Puts Texas Schools On Alert

Three schools south of Waco are closed on Thursday, and a North Texas student has been told to stay home, after Ebola concerns related to patient Amber Vinson.


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Double Severe Threat

No worries this early evening in concerns with the weather. We have breezy, humid conditions and temperatures holding in the 70′s.  We are watching areas to our west for possible thunderstorm development this evening: Storms [...]


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Sunshine Before The Storms

After storms on Friday night and a cool Saturday, there should be some nice weather across North Texas on Sunday. High temperatures will reach into the low 80s.


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Red River Rivalry To Start With A Boom

Fans of the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners are descending on North Texas on Friday in anticipation of Saturday’s big Red River Rivalry game at Fair Park in Dallas.


Two masked participants pose for a photographer during a zombie walk event in Frankfurt and Main, central Germany, on September 7, 2013.  (credit: BORIS ROESSLER/AFP/Getty Images)

Fright Fest Is Back At Six Flags Over Texas

Halloween is still more than two weeks away, but the ghouls and goblins have already invaded Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.


A a blood-red Moon is seen over the Caribe area in Havana, during a total eclipse on October 27, 2004. (credit: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

North Texans Up Early To See ‘Blood Moon’

In spots with clear skies, North Texans were able to wake up early Wednesday morning and see a cool lunar eclipse that appeared to turn the moon a reddish color.


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Severe Weather Update

Severe weather has cleared the Metroplex as the cold front responsible for our severe weather is now east of DFW.  A Thunderstorm Watch continues along and east of the front where T’Storm Warnings continue: With [...]


Front Watch

Severe Weather Threat in Progress

There is a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 9pm for most of the north Texas area including the Metroplex: T’Storm Warnings have already been issued on the cells moving over Wise and moving into [...]



A Little Warmer, Just As Dry

We go into this evening with another round of great weather; temperatures will fall down to the upper 70′s later tonight: For the next three days it’ll be a little warmer and by Tuesday, a [...]


AM_StateFair Forecast

Warm and Dry to Month’s End

The opening weekend at the State Fair of Texas has enjoyed excellent weather. It continues today: We are watching a massive upper-level low spin over the Inter-mountain West. Heavy rains will continue across the Rockies [...]



Dry End to a Dry Month

If you are heading out to the State Fair of Texas it’ll be fair weather indeed: The official high today at DFW was 88°, a little more humid and a little warmer than yesterday. But [...]