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Larry Mowry

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Larry joined the CBS 11 Storm Team in January 2008 from CBS affiliate WKMG-TV in Orlando.

A native of Ohio, Larry earned a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology from Valparaiso University in Indiana. While in college, he had the opportunity to be a storm chaser as part of a study on tornadoes in the Central Plains. He has also worked as a meteorologist at television and radio stations in Erie, Penn., South Bend, Ind., and Chicago.

Larry is passionate about weather and the technology used to predict it. “I’m a perfectionist. I try to get it right the first time, every time,” he says.

Larry has received eight Lone Star Emmy Awards, two of them for best weathercaster. He is a proud supporter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and has hosted the MDA Labor Day Telethon. He also serves on the President’s Council for Lutheran Social Services of Texas.

Larry is married with two daughters. In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoys jogging, lifting weights, music and traveling.

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North Texas Lake Levels Update

While we will certainly take any rain that we can get, the weekend showers were not really enough to help out area lake levels. Most lakes only rose one to three inches.


NTX Rainfall Totals Plot

North Texas Weekend Rainfall Totals

It was great to see some rain this past weekend, but North Texas is still behind with rainfall amounts. Here are some of the rainfall totals across the DFW area from the weekend.


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Texas City Working To Turn Sewer Water Into Tap Water

Drastic times call for drastic measures. But what would it take for you to drink tap water that had been recycled straight from the sewer?

CBS 11–02/26/2014

Hottest Day of the Year So Far for DFW, But Cold Fronts Are Coming

Today has been the hottest day of 2014 so far!  We made it to 82 degrees at DFW.  That is the warmest temperature since Nov. 17th.  That is 93 days if you are counting. TONIGHT [...]


Snow Forecast for Thursday in North Texas

Light snow will be falling tomorrow morning for some of us in North Texas.  There will be some light accumulation in some areas. A strong upper level disturbance is moving toward Texas.  This is currently [...]


NTX Road Impacts

Winter Weather Update for North Texas: Sunday Afternoon

Precipitation has ended across Dallas / Fort Worth by 4pm this Sunday afternoon.  The main concern will now be temperatures which drop below freezing.  This could lead to a few icy spots on roadways that [...]


NTX Road Impacts

The Latest on Sunday Winter Weather Potential

SATURDAY A cold front will move from northwest to southeast slowly across North Texas.  Temperatures will be mild in the morning Saturday but then fall in the afternoon.  Drizzle and light rain will be with [...]



Hard Freeze Tonight in North Texas, 70s By Friday Again

Yesterday we had a high temperature of 74 degrees!  Today we are stuck in the 30s with gusty north winds.  But we will be back in the 70s by Friday! Hard freeze coming tonight with [...]


Are you ready for a nice weekend? Forecast for DFW here…

Skies will clear from west to east this Friday evening in North Texas.  Drier air will arrive tonight and bring us a great weekend. TONIGHT:  Skies clear.  A little chilly with a low of 39. [...]


NTX Futurecast Precip 36hr RPM

How Much Rain We See Friday In North Texas

Who is ready for some sunshine? After such a dreary, cold day, I think everyone is ready to see the sun again. But there won’t be much sunshine until the weekend.



How Cold it Gets Tonight in DFW

This morning’s low at DFW was 15 degrees.  That is the coldest temperature since Feb. 10, 2011.  That was just after the Superbowl. This is also only the 6th time in the past decade where [...]


Metro Overnight Lows

Hard Freeze Tonight in North Texas: How Low Temps Go

Yesterday temperatures climbed into the upper 60s and low 70s.  Today, we barely made it into the low 40s. Tonight will be a very cold night with temps dropping into the mid to low 20s. [...]