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Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain From the Central Plains to the Mid-Mississippi Valley

Strong to severe storms will impact the central Plains to the Upper Midwest today. Heavy rain, with local flash flooding is possible along the central Gulf Coast, central Plains and upper Midwest. High fire danger continues across the Intermountain West. Read More >

A hot and humid Thursday is expected with highs in the mid to upper 90s across North and Central Texas. Winds will be out of the south, increasing in the afternoon to 10-20 mph in most areas. Heat index values will range from in the upper 90s to 101 degrees. If you're outdoors tomorrow, be sure to stay hydrated with plenty of water!
Hot and humid conditions are expected on Friday with high temperatures climbing into the upper 90s to near 100. Heat Index values will range between 100 and 107 degrees. Make sure you remain hydrated and take frequent breaks in the shade. Also, NEVER leave children or pets in cars unattended.
There will be a risk for strong to severe thunderstorms late Friday night into early Saturday morning as a complex of storms will likely race southeastward through parts of North and Central TX. Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible with the main risk being damaging straight line winds. Some near severe level hail cannot be completely ruled out. Heavy rain may also result in some minor instances of flash flooding.
Here is how things are expected to shape up for your 4th of July. Rain chances continue through the day on Saturday and Saturday night. Not all locales will see rain, however. Lingering rain chances should subside by Sunday night, leaving just mostly clear conditions across much of North and Central TX.

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