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Shel Winkley


College Station, TX, United States

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Past articles by Shel:

Here's what you will be able to see in the Brazos Valley sky this week

High pressure and a quiet weather pattern means conditions will be stellar to catch some sights in the sky this week. → Read More

Did you see them? Mysterious lights reported across Brazos Valley sky

Several KBTX viewers are reporting mysterious lights that appeared Tuesday night in the sky above the Brazos Valley. → Read More

Headed into peak of hurricane season, the Atlantic is becoming crowded

The National Hurricane Center is monitoring several tropical concerns in the Atlantic over the weekend. The largest being Hurricane Dorian. → Read More

Notice the haze in the sky? It's coming from the fire near Houston

KBTX Chief Meteorologist Shel Winkley joined First News at Four to discuss the fire that is raging near Houston and how it's affecting the Brazos Valley's air quality. → Read More

See the lunar eclipse on Sunday night

A lunar eclipse will be visible on Sunday evening, beginning at 9:33 p.m. The peak time to view will be 11:12 p.m. → Read More

Treat of the Day: KBTX's Shel Winkley is back on the Nice List

A KBTX viewer wanted to say thank you to the Pinpoint Weather Team for a forecast well done. This is how she did that. → Read More

UPDATE: Brazos Valley River & Creek Flooding

Many rivers and creeks across the Brazos Valley remain in a state of flood Tuesday evening. After another day of heavy rain, many will spend the week out of their banks. → Read More

Brazos Valley weekend forecast: rain & storms soak some outdoor plans

A busy weekend ahead for the Brazos Valley and Aggieland. No need to cancel plans but we will need to be mindful of possible thunderstorms that are expected to dot the area through the day. → Read More

Stunning lightning captured during Monday night's thunderstorm

Quite the light show sent most of Brazos and Grimes Counties to bed Monday night. One incredible shot was captured and sent in to the PinPoint Weather Center. → Read More

A look ahead at peak hurricane season

Chief Meteorologist Shel Winkley breaks down the factors that could affect the next couple months of hurricane season. → Read More

Focus at Four: The NOAA outlook on the upcoming hurricane season

Chief Meteorologist Shel Winkley discusses the NOAA hurricane outlook for the 2018 season. → Read More

Focus at Four: How the hail storm happened

KBTX Chief Meteorologist Shel Winkley explains how the conditions were perfect for the hail storm that rocked the Brazos Valley Sunday. → Read More

Has Bryan / College Station ever experienced a White Christmas?

A White Christmas is defined as having at least one inch of snow on the ground on the morning of December 25th. Snow is usually uncommon for the Brazos Valley, but what about on Christmas morning? → Read More

Brazos Valley Winter Forecast

When you think winter weather, the Brazos Valley is not necessarily the first place that comes to mind. That said, the area typically finds a few big fronts and wintry weather events each year. → Read More

Notable facts and records from Hurricane Irma

Not a stretch to say that Hurricane Irma is one of the biggest storms to impact the US coast in many years. Through Irma's over 4,000 mile journey many records & notable facts occurred. → Read More

What to do with your left over solar eclipse glasses? Donate them!

Be it total or partial, a solar eclipse swept from coast to coast across the United States in August turning eyes of the country skyward. Now that the eclipse is over, what should you do with your glasses? → Read More

August / Harvey breaks multiple rain records for Bryan / College Station

Largely in part to Hurricane Harvey slamming Texas, multiple daily and all time records for rainfall were washed away in the month of August. → Read More

Incredible lightning over the Brazos Valley early Sunday morning

Strong thunderstorms moved through the Brazos Valley, creating high winds, frequent lightning and localized flooding. → Read More

How is May 2017 doing when it comes to rainfall?

Out of the first 17 days, only four have brought measurable rainfall (officially) to Bryan / College Station. → Read More

KBTX Turns 60: Six decades of technology

Harry Gillam, past KBTX General Manager, once said 'As little as some may believe it, this company took a big risk in 1957 when they put a television station in Bryan / College Station, Texas. Because of great support locally, we’ve come a long, long way.' → Read More