Shel Winkley, KBTX News

Shel Winkley


Bryan, TX, United States

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Past articles by Shel:

LOOK UP: Total lunar eclipse will take place Sunday evening

The total lunar eclipse begins just before 10:30 p.m., reaching maximum eclipse by 11:11 p.m. → Read More

Meteor seen lighting up the Texas sky Sunday night

A meteor could be seen streaking over the Brazos Valley sky Sunday night → Read More

Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band plan new album in Oct.

The album is called “Letter To You” and it will be released on Oct. 23. → Read More

Dog food recall issued over potentially dangerous levels of mold byproduct

Sunshine Mills, Inc. has issued a recall on some of its dog food due to potentially high levels of a mold byproduct. → Read More

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