NBC 5 Forecast: Heavy Rain Coming for Holiday Weekend

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for North Texas, effective late Thursday night through early Sunday morning. Get specific county-based information here.

Thanksgiving Day will be mild and eventually wet. Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will develop and roll into North Texas later today and tonight.

Off and on heavy rain will be with us Friday and Saturday with the potential for flash flooding as 3 to 6 inches of rain falls. Temperatures will be dropping Friday into the 40s for a cold, windy, and wet afternoon.

Saturday looks cold and wet. Temperatures will stay above freezing though with this system.

The same cannot be said for the Texas Panhandle and parts of Oklahoma where Ice Storm Warnings are in effect.


  • THANKSGIVING DAY: Cloudy, breezy and mild with a 70 percent chance for rain and a few thunderstorms. High: 72. Wind: SE 15-20 mph.
  • TONIGHT: Continued mild with rain likely. Low: 60. Wind: SE 15-20 mph.
  • FRIDAY: Cloudy, windy and turning sharply colder with a 100 percent chance for rain. Temperatures in the 60s at sunrise will drop to around 44 by mid afternoon. Wind: Shifting N 15-30 mph.
  • SATURDAY: Blustery and cold with a 100 percent chance of rain, heavy at times. Low: 37. High: 40. Wind: N 10-20 mph.
  • SUNDAY: A 60 percent chance for showers in the morning, otherwise mostly cloudy and chilly. Low: 38. High: 47. Wind: N 10 mph.
  • MONDAY: Partly cloudy. Low: 42. High: 59. Wind: NE 5-10 mph.
  • TUESDAY: Partly cloudy. Low: 43. High: 55. Wind: E 5-10 mph.
  • WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy and cool with a 20 percent chance of rain. Low: 37. High: 54. Wind: NE 10 mph.

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