Previous forecasts are still on track and all of north Texas looks set to receive a healthy drenching from heavy showers and thunderstorms for Wednesday. Currently cloud cover will continue to increase throughout the night as southern winds continue to feed moisture northward, then rain showers will start around the Metroplex close to 10am. The rain showers will continue the entire day until evening, when thunderstorms will develop. Instability in the atmosphere is still forecast to be low so severe storm potential is quite low. The showers and thunderstorms will continue through early Thursday morning and taper off close to 3am.
Flooding remains a good potential since the area lake and river basins are still filling into their flood control ponds and the soil is still relatively saturated. The weather service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the eastern two thirds of north Texas for this reason. Our area is set to receive about 2 to 3 inches of rain with the possibility of more in localized pockets.
So remember to bring your umbrellas on Wednesday… Thursday through Sunday still look clear and cool in the forecasts… Monday brings a very small possibility of more rain showers but at this time chances are only 10% and not noted in any forecast descriptions.