NBC5 Forecast: Severe Storm Threat This Evening

Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop this eving and sweep from northwest to southeast across North Texas. The biggest threat will be very large hail and damaging winds. But a few tornadoes can't be ruled out.The hail will have the potential to cause damage to vehicles and other unprotected items outside. It would be wise to take the precaution to get cars in the garage or out of the elements before the storms move in.The timing for storm chances in the Metroplex looks to be between 7 p.m. and midnight. The storms will continue to move into east and central Texas during the remainder of the overnight hours at which time a general weakening trend can be expected.A cold front will sweep through overnight, bringing gusty northwest winds and much cooler air.Saturday will be brisk with a north wind and a high in the 60s. By Sunday morning, the temperature will dip into the 40s.10-Day Forecast.TONIGHT: A 50% chance of severe thunderstorms, mainly between 7 pm and midnight. Then partly cloudy, breezy and cooler. Low: 54. Wind: Shifting NW 10-20 mph by late evening. SATURDAY: Decreasing clouds, windy and cooler. High: 67. Wind: NW 15-25 mph. SUNDAY: Cool in the morning, then sunny and pleasant. Low: 47. High: 72. Wind: N 10-15 mph. MONDAY: Sunny and pleasant. Low: 49. High: 79. Wind: S 10 mph. TUESDAY: Sunny and much warmer. Low: 59. High: 87. Wind: SW 10-15 mph. WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and very warm. Low: 64. High: 89. Wind: SW 10-15 mph. THURSDAY: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 65. High: 88. Wind: S 10-20 mph. FRIDAY: Partly cloudy and warm with a 30% chance for thunderstorms. Low: 65. High: 83. Wind: S 10-20 mph. SATURDAY: Partly cloudy and warm with a 20% chance for morning thunderstorms. Low: 66. High: 79. Wind: NW 10-20 mph. SUNDAY: Mostly sunny and slightly cooler. Low: 59. High: 77. Wind: N 10-15 mph. MONDAY: Mostly sunny. Low: 58. High: 80. Wind: NE 5-10 mph.   Continue reading...

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