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Storms lurking for the weekend forecast

Expecting Saturday afternoon storms
Expecting Saturday afternoon storms (KPRC)

The cold front of Friday will head back north as a warm front today, initiating showers and a few thunderstorms through the afternoon and early evening.

Right now it looks like we could see from half an inch to maybe 2″ in an isolated area or two by the time the rain moves out Sunday afternoon. The good news is that the region is in desperate need of rain and whatever we get in the next 24 to 36 hours will be very appreciated.

Expecting Saturday afternoon storms
Expecting Saturday afternoon storms (KPRC)

With the rain comes a higher chance for strong storms. Today there is a low risk for severe weather with a 5% chance that storms could produce hail northwest of the 59 corridor. Another round of storms is on track to move through the area on Sunday with higher chances of the storms being strong or severe. The Storm Prediction Center places Southeast Texas in a “marginal” category for today and a “slight” category for severe storms on Sunday.

Houston Metro in a "marginal" risk category for strong storms Saturday
Houston Metro in a "marginal" risk category for strong storms Saturday (KPRC)

The strongest weather will likely stay outside our area but there is enough of a potential to watch the weather closely this weekend. Stay with KPRC 2 and Click2Houston.com/weather for updates heading into this weekend.

Strong storms are possible Saturday and Sunday ahead of a nice start to the week.
Strong storms are possible Saturday and Sunday ahead of a nice start to the week. (KPRC)

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