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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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Opening Day Nice, Storms Ahead

The strong south winds and low humidity have created critical fire weather conditions for this afternoon. Please no outdoor burning; grass fires could spread rapidly: Lows this morning varied greatly from location to location depending [...]


Coolish To The Rain

We went into the first weekend of Spring knowing we’d have winter temperatures but hoping to trade that for at least some much-needed Spring rain. What did we get at the DFW Airport for the last [...]


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Spring Not So Much

Three days into the change of season and its not very Spring-like out there. This afternoon highs dropped behind a cold front down to the upper-50′s. We expect even colder temperatures for tomorrow afternoon. Wasn’t it [...]


Spring Rains to Winter Winds

The Sunday weather story is all about the winter wind. It started to crank up just as the morning started and stayed strong and gusty all day long into the evening. We spent the day [...]


From Heavy Rain to Strong Winds

Temperatures reached into the upper 60′s Saturday before the heavy rain arrived late in the day. The rain is a blessing despite the damper it put on the St. Patrick Day celebrations. The heaviest amounts [...]


Storms for Saturday, Cold for Sunday

As you know, it’s been a VERY dry start to 2014. A mere .84″ of rain has fallen at DFW Airport (the official weather site for the metroplex); that’s the driest start to a year [...]


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Big Winds, Big Cool Down

Strong winds arrived behind a powerful cold front that swept across the Metroplex during the late evening on Tuesday. Those gusts might have awoken you from your sleep.



2 Days Of Warm Before More Cold

For seven of the last nine days, high temperatures have been below normal. And, while DFW will see a couple days of warmer weather, another big drop is on the way.


Warming Up… Before The Next Cold Front

For seven of the last nine days highs have been below normal. This came on the heals of the last powerful cold front, it arrived exactly a week ago. That’s the day temperatures dropped a [...]


Cold Trend Continues into Sunday

A cold front came marching through this morning. Daytime highs actually occurred in the morning hours before the winds turned northwest and picked up. We spend the afternoon hours in the 40′s under cloudy skies [...]


Winter Marches In

Yes, after two days in a row of 80° weather you’ll walk outside Sunday afternoon into a wind chill in the teens. The roller coaster of north Texas weather continues: It’s a 50-degree drop from [...]


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Colder Temperatures & Rain For DFW

A warm front comes up from the south but, as it stalls overhead, it will help trigger rain chances starting on Monday night that increase as we go through the day on Tuesday.