Category Archives: Weather

Potential for flash flooding Saturday and Sunday

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Flash Flood Watch for parts of North Texas including Grand Prairie for Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening.

Chance of severe weather increases on Friday

After a relatively quiet day today, the National Weather Service said the threat of severe weather will be on the increase Friday.

As an upper level trough and dryline/Pacific cold front approach Friday, the chances of showers and thunderstorms will increase across all of North and Central Texas. Some severe thunderstorms are expected Friday afternoon and evening.

Chance of severe storms Wednesday afternoon

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth advised that scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to develop Wednesday afternoon as the atmosphere becomes very unstable over North and Central Texas.

Storms will be capable of producing very large hail and damaging winds. A storm or two may become tornadic. The chance of seeing storms at your location through sunset ranges from 30% to 50%.

Opening day for the 2015 Farmers Market season


Video by Bob Fitch/Grand Prairie Reporter – © 2015

Saturday’s opening of the Grand Prairie Farmers Market’s 2015 season brought more than 35 vendors selling goods, produce, fruits and much more.

The day featured live entertainment, activities for children and an opportunity to adopt a pet from the Prairie Paws Wagin’ Wagon.

The Farmers Market is open Saturdays now to the 2nd Week of December.