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Excessive Heat Continues in the Southwest on Monday

A cold front will bring relief to the Pacific Northwest on Monday, but the Southwest will see above average temperatures again. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect for many locations through Monday evening. The hottest temperatures will be in the desert as daytime high temperatures may exceed 115 degrees. Read More >

Increasing cloud cover tonight with a low chance for a few showers to the south. Low temperatures will generally be in the upper 60s and lower 70s.
Isolated thunderstorms will be possible near the I-20 corridor Monday and Tuesday, with better chances across Central Texas. The remainder of the the week will remain dry. Temperatures will continue to warm closer to normals for late June and early July as the week progresses.
Here's an early look at the forecast for the 4th of July Weekend (Saturday through Tuesday). There is a chance for isolated to scattered rain Friday night and Saturday, but then an upper level ridge will move across the region, potentially keeping Sunday through Tuesday dry. Temperatures will be warm/hot in the mid 90s to around 100 degrees.

 
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Storm Damage from May 24th, 2011

 

Additional storm surveys were completed over the weekend. The Number of tornadoes has been increased to 10 from the storms on The afternoon and evening of Tuesday may 24th.

Tornado damage was found south of Reno...in Parker county. This tornado has been given a preliminary damage rating of EF-0.

A brief tornado also occurred mainly over Eagle Mountain Lake...but this tornado also caused damage along and west of Boat Club road in Tarrant county. This tornado has been given a preliminary rating of EF-0.

With these two additional tornadoes...this brings the number of tornadoes to 10 for the afternoon and evening of May 24th. This Also increases the number of confirmed tornadoes for 2011 to 39.

Tornadoes on Tuesday...May 24th

1. A brief tornado was observed by spotters 2 miles southeast of St. Jo. This tornado has been given a preliminary damage rating of EF-0.

2. A brief tornado was observed by spotters 4 miles northeast of Nocona...near Lake Nocona. This tornado has been given a preliminary Damage rating of EF-0.

3. A tornado was observed and photographed 2 miles southwest of Gainesville. This tornado has been given a preliminary damage rating of EF-0.

4. A brief tornado was observed by spotters 3 miles north of Rhome in Wise county. This tornado has been given a preliminary rating of EF-0.

5. A tornado was observed south of Reno. This tornado has been given a preliminary rating of EF-0.

6. A tornado was observed over Eagle Mountain Lake. This tornado has been given a preliminary rating of EF-0.

7. A tornado occurred in Irving. This tornado has been given a Preliminary rating of EF-1.

8. A tornado occurred in the far southwestern sections of Denton...along the Denton and Argyle city limits. This tornado has been given a preliminary rating of EF-2.

9. A tornado was observed by spotters near the intersection of I-20 and i-45 in southeast Dallas county...along the Trinity River bottom. This tornado has been given a preliminary rating of EF-0.

10. A tornado was observed by spotters near Cedarville in Kaufman county. This tornado has been given a preliminary rating of EF-0.

 


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Picture of Argyle Tornado on 5/24/11
North Argyle City Limits, looking North.