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Larry Mowry

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Chief Meteorologist Larry Mowry can be seen weekdays on CBS 11 News at 5, 6 and 10pm.

Larry is one of the most distinguished meteorologist in Texas.  He has won 9 Lonestar Emmy Awards including being named Best Weathercaster in Texas 3 of the past 4 years.

Larry has earned American Meteorological Society Certification and has co-authored two research papers on tornadoes and severe weather.

Larry attended Valparaiso University where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology along with a Mathematics Minor.

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.

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100’s in the forecast for #DFW and some small rain chances

Today (Monday) we came close to 100 at DFW.  Officially, we made it to 99 degrees at DFW!  That is the hottest day of the year so far.   There have been a few isolated storms [...]

CBS 11–07/07/2014

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No 100s By July 4th For DFW

We have yet to reach 100 degrees in DFW this year! The hottest temperature so far has been 96 degrees. That has happened four times. But is this unusual?

CBS 11–07/04/2014

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THURSDAY FORECAST UPDATE: Mostly dry for Thursday evening fireworks in North Texas and also for the 4th.

THIS EVENING’S FORECAST: There have been showers and thunderstorms in the area today.  Most of the activity is shifting to areas around Waco and south. There will be a small chance (10%) of a few [...]

CBS 11–07/03/2014

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Small Rain Chances For DFW Fourth Of July

A stray shower will be possible on Thursday evening, when some areas are holding holiday fireworks. But coverage will be low. Most of the Metroplex will stay dry.



Timeline For North Texas Rain Chances

Storms hugged the Red River on Tuesday evening, but a cold front is bringing rain chances to North Texas on Wednesday. Find out when and where we might see some showers.

CBS 11–07/01/2014

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There are some rain chances this week for North Texas. Here’s the update!

Rain chances return to the area starting tomorrow night as a weak cold front slides close to the Red River.  I did say cold front!  But don’t get too excited.  It won’t make a difference [...]

CBS 11–06/30/2014


Watersheds For DFW Lakes

Here’s why rain that falls in Dallas provides drinking water to Houston, not Dallas!

CBS 11–06/27/2014

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North Texas Lake Levels Update

The rain this week did help some of the area lakes.  But most of the lakes still remain well below conservation stage.  Below are two maps showing how much the lakes are down in feet. [...]

CBS 11–06/27/2014

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Thursday Evening Forecast Update

Hot and muggy weather in the forecast thru the weekend.  Small rain chances also with us. FRIDAY:  Mostly cloudy in the morning with some spotty drizzle/light rain possible early.  Then partly sunny in the afternoon [...]

CBS 11–06/26/2014


How North Texas Lakes Responded To Rain

The past seven days have seen rain somewhere in North Texas, and some lake levels have increased. But did your favorite lake go up thanks to all of this rain?

CBS 11–06/25/2014


How Much Did North Texas Lakes Go Up?

Heavy rain fell across some parts of North Texas this week. But did these showers help any of the lakes around our area? Not by as much as you might expect.

CBS 11–06/24/2014

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Why So Many Rain Chances This Late In June?

Why are rain chances in the forecast? Isn’t this the time of year where we don’t see rain very often? That is usually the case where rain is hard to come by this late in [...]

CBS 11–06/23/2014