With the lack of rain in 2011, the result was extreme drought conditions and numerous wildfires across East Texas, including the Bear Creek Fire in September, the largest wildfire in East Texas History.
In advance of these storms, meteorologists are doing what they can to prepare the public. However, it can be a little confusing at times. Like what do those outlooks that the Storm Prediction Center even mean? Slight risk… moderate… enhanced? Let’s break it down.