Severe weather still possible for Saturday

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While isolated severe weather may occur in our area, not all of the ingredients will be in place to produce widespread severe storms.

There is now a slight to enhanced risk for severe weather in place across central and southern Iowa, meaning scattered to numerous strong to severe storms are possible. There are still some IF's. and if certain if's pan out then changes will need to be made to either beefing up the severe threats or lowering them.

We should stay rain free Sunday morning but by mid day the rain chances will go up and thunderstorms are likely in the second half of the afternoon into the evening.

Parts of the Mid-South have been upgraded to an ENHANCED risk for severe storms on tonight. "Heavy rain totaling 2-4" possible. NOAA's Weather Prediction Center (WPC) also has a Slight Risk of excessive rainfall posted for our area.

We will see plenty of sun on Sunday, but it will be windy and MUCH COOLER! Rain will continue into early Saturday morning and is expected to exit the area around or shortly after midday. The storms will continue even after sunset Saturday but it will transition into more of a rain event by midnight Sunday morning. In fact, the Gulf moisture is already fueling storms to our north and west today.

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For Tarrant County residents, the main question will be "where's the dryline" when those severe thunderstorms start firing up Friday afternoon.

Expect rain showers or a rain snow mix throughout the day with highs in the 30s to low 40s. We could be down to near 60° by late afternoon or early evening.

Temperatures will significantly decrease as the cold front sweeps in. We will see a mix of mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies.

The WAFB First Alert Storm Team will be on duty and on-air bringing you the latest through this severe weather threat.

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