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Rain Chances Increase Over the Weekend

An unsettled weather pattern will continue across North Texas into the weekend and through the middle of next week

What to Know

  • Rain will be periodic and not a washout.
  • Storms will be more widespread east of Dallas-Fort Worth.
  • Stay alert for lighting; severe weather is not expected.

An upper level area of low pressure is slowly meandering northward through Texas, and will continue to produce scattered showers and thunderstorms for several more days.

The weekend will have the possibility of showers and thunderstorms, with the best chance during the afternoon hours. But, expect several dry hours as well.

The heavier more widespread rain will occur east of Dallas Fort-Worth. Heavy rain and lightning are the main threats with any stronger storms.

An unsettled weather pattern will continue through the middle of next week. Rain totals will favor our eastern counties over the next seven days. Expect rainfall amounts ranging from a quarter on the low side to about 4 inches on the high side.

Showers and thunderstorms will continue through the middle of next week, before tapering off by Thursday.

Friday will be mostly cloudy and humid with a chance of scattered showers and storms.

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