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Garrett’s Blog: Storms Tonight, Heavy Weekend Rain

Another complex of thunderstorms will affect the area Friday night and into the overnight hours. Here are the basics: Timeline: 8pm to 2am Minimal severe risk: ...

Another complex of thunderstorms will affect the area Friday night and into the overnight hours.

Here are the basics:

  • Timeline: 8pm to 2am
  • Minimal severe risk: Wind Damage
  • Torrential rain exceeding 1-2"
  • Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning
Garrett’s Blog: Storms Tonight, Heavy Weekend Rain

The storms that will move into area late tonight started in Oklahoma and Texas on Friday afternoon. The worst of the severe weather will be held in that area.

Garrett’s Blog: Storms Tonight, Heavy Weekend Rain

The risk of severe storms is low, but the rainfall and flooding risk are high.

Garrett’s Blog: Storms Tonight, Heavy Weekend Rain

Rainfall totals will be in the 2-5" range thru Monday with heavy rain the main risk.

Garrett’s Blog: Storms Tonight, Heavy Weekend Rain

The Hi-Res Data shows the heaviest storms arriving between 10pm and 1am.

Another round of storms is expected on Saturday night into Sunday morning.

-Garrett