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The CBS 11 Storm Team has issued a Weather Alert Day due to the scattered/widespread severe weather potential this afternoon and evening. Here is a look at the radar from earlier this morning. Scattered showers continue for the northeast and will become more widespread throughout the day.

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There is an enhanced risk of severe weather today — with the biggest threats being large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.

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The thunderstorms will start to develop across parts of the Metroplex between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. They will track east/northeast throughout the remainder of the afternoon and eventually clear out tonight.

A few lingering showers can’t be ruled out tonight and Saturday morning. But sunshine is expected after that and through the remainder of the weekend.

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