jueves, 16 de abril de 2009

severe weather possible south central texas

Statement as of 2:05 PM CDT on Abril 16, 2009 ... Wet weather and possible severe weather on the way for south central Texas late tonight through Saturday... An approaching upper level low pressure area and cold front over the weekend will bring much needed rain to south central Texas over the next couple days. The low pressure system was moving through the southern rockies and will slowly descend on Texas starting tonight. Showers and a few thunderstorms will develop in the moist flow across south Texas this afternoon and then increase from west to east later this evening and overnight. Rainfall will continue in a series of waves through Saturday evening. Rain totals will be greatest in eastern sections of our area with up to two inches possible. Out west look for average rainfall amounts near one half inch. In addition to the rain there is a chance for severe thunderstorms. The mostly likely time for severe storms will be on Friday. The greatest threat will be for large hail... with strong winds also possible... and the most likely location will be the eastern half of the forecast area.

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