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Increasing Risk for Flash and River Flooding Through the Weekend

A storm system will track across the central U.S. and set the stage for severe thunderstorms and widespread heavy rainfall through the weekend. There will be a threat for flash and river flooding for portions of the Southern Plains into the Upper Midwest. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Thu, Apr. 27, 2017 at 9:20:19 pm CDT

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National Weather Service Shreveport, LA
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A surface low and dryline will approach western North Texas late Friday afternoon. In addition, a frontal boundary will be located across central Oklahoma. To the south and east of these boundaries across North Texas, the atmosphere will be quite unstable but capped. If the capping can break to the northwest of the Metroplex, isolated severe storms could develop. Better storm chances are expected on Saturday across the region.
Better chances for severe storms arrive on Saturday ahead of a cold front. Highest chances for severe weather will be east of I-35 although all areas in North Texas will have some threat. Some thunderstorms could be ongoing during the morning hours, but will increase in coverage during the afternoon and evening hours.
Temperatures tonight will not be as cool as last night. Lows will be in the 60s areawide. Clouds will stream in from the south and most likely stick around most of the day Friday. Breezy winds out of the south between 10-15 mph.
It will be mostly cloudy and very warm Friday with a chance of late afternoon strong to severe thunderstorms across the north. Highs will be in the 80s expect low to mid 90s west. Winds will be southerly at 10 to 20 mph.

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