National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Numerous showers and thundertorms are expected today. Heavy rainfall will be the primary threat. A Flood Watch is in effect through midday Saturday generally north of a line from Canton to Stephenville. Highs today will range from the lower 40s in the northwest to the lower 70s in the southeast.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms will linger tonight (Friday night) with a continued threat for heavy rainfall and flooding. Therefore, the Flood Watch will remain in effect tonight and continue through midday Saturday north of a line from Canton to Stephenville. Low temperatures tonight will range from the lower 40s in the northwest to the middle 60s in the southeast.
There will be a threat for strong to severe storms starting Saturday morning as a line develops across our western counties. The initial threat will be from large hail, but as the line moves east and encounters increasing surface-based instability with a little surface heating, the threat for damaging winds and even a few tornadoes will increase.
A line of showers and thunderstorms is expected to develop Saturday morning out west and march eastward across the area into the afternoon and early-evening hours. The highest precipitation chances will be along and east of I-35. The GREATEST flooding threat will continue from I-35 and east, and near I-20 and points north to the Red River. High temperatures will be in the 60s west, and in the lower to mid 70s east.

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