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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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Annual Rainfall

DFW’s Driest 3-Year Period Since Mid-1980s

North Texas ends 2013 with below average rainfall again! This is now the fourth year in a row where rainfall has been below average, with just 36.14 inches for the DFW area.

12/31/2013

Cold December

Here’s How Cold This December Has Been!

This is the 12th coldest December on record at DFW.  That data goes back 114 years. The average temperature at DFW is 43.1 degrees.  The normal is 47.1 degrees. So this December has been 4 [...]

12/31/2013

Most Freezes This Early In Season For DFW

This morning’s low at DFW was 24 degrees! This is the 24th day where the temperatures has been at or below 32 degrees at DFW for the months of November and December.  We had 5 days [...]

12/31/2013

Only 3 Other Decembers Have Had More Freezes

It has been a cold December!  Currently the average monthly temperatures is running 3.8 degrees below average. But it has been the number of days where we have seen freezing temperatures that is impressive. If [...]

12/30/2013

More Cold Fronts This Week

OVERNIGHT LOWS TOMORROW – Mostly sunny, a little warmer.  Highs in the low 50s.  South winds 5 to 10 mph. COLD FRONT THIS WEEK We will see an up and down pattern the next 7 [...]

12/30/2013

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Storms & Cold For The Weekend

Thursday will be another warm day across North Texas, as high temperatures climb again to near 70 degrees. But some changes are on the way this weekend.

12/18/2013

A man shelters under an umbrella as he walks through a rain shower. (credit: Getty Images/Armin Weigel/AFP)

When The Next Arctic Blast Hits DFW

Many people have already heard about the next shot of Arctic air that is coming to North Texas. I know, because It is already a popular subject on Facebook and Twitter.

12/11/2013

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Just How Rare Is This Early Cold For DFW?

A Freeze Day is when the temperature drops to 32 degrees or colder at any point in the day at DFW Airport. And we have had a lot of them so far this year.

12/10/2013

Coldest December Stretch In 30 Years For DFW

Below is a graph showing the high temperatures over the past 7 days.  That 79 degree high last Wednesday feels like an eternity ago.  But in the past 5 days the temperature at DFW has [...]

12/10/2013

NTX Radar

Great View Of Ice Pack In North Texas

The clear skies today allowed for some melting thanks to the sunshine.  But it also gave us a great snapshot of the extent of the ice pack over North Texas. Below is an image taken [...]

12/10/2013

When Temperatures Climb into the 50s and We Get Rain

We are still in our Thaw, Refreeze, Repeat cycle.  Tonight will be another night where temperatures drop below freezing.  It will be colder tonight than last night.  That will mean icy spots for the tonight [...]

12/09/2013

Ice Storm Running Blog

8:55PM: Why we’re getting primarily sleet and freezing rain has to do with the warm layer of air about 6,000 feet above the surface. Where the rain drops have a chance to refreeze before hitting [...]

12/05/2013

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