Selected rainfall totals across north Texas.
With so many area roadways under construction, flash flooding is a serious concern for TxDOT on Thursday, as strong storms pound North Texas.
We awoke this morning to find heavy rains falling just north of the metroplex. At 5:30am the National Weather Service reported almost 10″ of rain in Valley View with more rain moving in from the […]
Rescue and road crews have prepared for major flooding after heavy rain is expected early Thursday morning. In some neighborhoods sandbags have already been stacked in preparation for the storm.
It wasn’t even a month ago that parts of Fort Worth were soaked with several inches of rain. Now, especially with heavy rains in the forecast, many previously flooded residents are asking what’s being done to prevent another damaging washout?
There are a few, widely scattered storms in the forecast for the rest of the afternoon and evening across North Texas, but the widespread rain and flooding threat will hold off until Thursday morning. A potent disturbance in the upper levels is currently over Colorado and should be arriving here by early Thursday.
Just before 11AM temps in NTX are comfortable thanks to dry air in place and cooler than average temps. We will see our shower chance increase today with a stationary front in our southern counties […]
After Monday’s active weather, with numerous strong storms…today is quite nice! Lower humidity and not as hot is always a treat for July. With the drier air in place tonight and a light wind, temperatures are forecast to fall into the 60s across parts of the area. Should feel great first thing Wednesday morning!
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We are still watching a pretty potent disturbance up in Montana, which will drop our way by Thursday to start up widespread rain and thunderstorms in North Texas.
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The rain chances will start picking up late Wednesday into Thursday. Most of the day Wednesday will feature only low rain chances.
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By Wednesday night, rain chances tick up.
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Thursday will be the wettest day of the week, with 70-80% rain coverage over the northern half of North Texas.
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By Friday, the upper level energy and associated cold front will sweep through, shutting off the rain from west to east during the day.
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There is a SLIGHT RISK for severe thunderstorms for North Texas on Thursday. There will be plenty of lift, with a stalled on cold front on top of us and that upper disturbance. We’re not thinking that there will be widespread severe weather, but a few storms could produce larger hail, damaging wind and lightning. The biggest threat in my opinion is flash flooding during the day Thursday into Thursday night.
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Rainfall amounts Wednesday night thru Friday night are quite impressive. Many areas are forecast to pick up over 1″ of rain, with many areas closer to the Red River seeing over 2 to 3″! This is why flooding remains a concern, but we need every drop of rain we can get!
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All the rain on Thursday and Friday will hold high temperatures into the 80s! After Friday, we’ll dry up and heat back up for the weekend. There is a slight chance of storms again next week.
Some powerful storms hit parts of North Texas on Monday evening, leaving many residents without power. Now, crews are in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas to assist in the cleanup efforts.
We have a few storms to track this evening. Rain chances will go up by the end of the week. Storms this evening should begin to die down a bit after sunset.
Did it seem muggy on Monday morning? That’s because it was the warmest morning we’ve had so far this year. It was also the first morning low in the 80s since September.
We have another hot day across North Texas on Monday, with temperatures warming into the triple digits. But rain and cooler conditions are on the way this week.