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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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Area Lake Compare

Low Water, High Temperature

The official high today at DFW was 93°- that is a warm but not brutal. Fourteen of the last 15 days in fact logged daytime highs at or BELOW normal for this time of year. [...]


NTX Tomorrows Highs

Less Rain, More Heat

Morning clouds and fog helped hinder the daily warm-up. Here are the temperatures as of 2:00pm: The highs tomorrow look to be a little warmer. Storm chances go from paltry 10% this afternoon to a “we-only-mention-it-because-there-is-a-mathematical-possibility” 5% [...]


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Rain Chances and The Holiday

A nice rain moved across the Red River and moved over Cooke, Collin and Hunt Counties before moving east of the metroplex. Had some brief heavy rain and some lighting with it but no severe weather: [...]


NTX Tomorrows Highs

Hot But Not 100 Hot

This afternoon highs got into the mid-90’s; the hottest day we’ve had at DFW in the last week. It was also very humid; dewpoints at 3pm were in the low 70’s. This produced a triple-digit [...]


NTX Rain Chances

Getting A Little Warmer

Clouds today kept temperatures in check. Not much in rain but for the seventh day in a row at DFW Airport a daytime high that stayed below-normal. Winds gusts hit 35-mph at DFW today; despite the cloudy conditions [...]



Storms North Still Going

It started inside a Tornado Watch box in western Kansas yesterday evening. Its been going since. Line of storms now eastern edge of KS and OK and just produced a T’Storm Watch box (18hrs later).


4CO Rainfall Totals manual

Sunday Flooding, Monday More Rain

incredible rainfall just to the west and  southwest of the metroplex today: Localized flooding devastated some communities around the Granbury area. Lake Granbury rose a full 2ft today because of the all the rain. It is still [...]


4CO Rainfall Totals manual

Summer Starts With Some Flooding

4:00 PM UPDATE Flash Flood Warnings in effect unti 5:15 for counties in green: Reports of flooding around Grandbury, Cleburne. CBS11 Reporter Bud Gillett reports that Hood Co Sheriff’s Dept. doing a robo-call warning residents [...]


Mon AM

Rain Chances Linger

It’s the first full day of astronomical summer and rain chances are around the first half of the day. At least the better rain chances. The afternoon heating might trigger a few storms but that [...]



Rain Chances Linger

Mostly cloudy skies through the day kept daytime highs in the upper 80’s. This qualified as the “coolest” day since a rainy day we had back on the 12th. The 4pm temperatures are usually very [...]


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Swim Lesson Record Attempt In The Colony

Thousands of water parks across the nation — including Hawaiian Falls in The Colony — are attempting to break a world record on Friday for the largest swim lesson.


NTX Tomorrows Highs

Lots of Heat, Not Lots of Rain

Highs today reached into the low 90’s again. We expect pretty much the same weather tomorrow. Morning clouds, afternoon sunshine and breezy south winds: The official high at DFW Airport hit 94°. Our Weather Watcher [...]