SEVERE WEATHER INFO
Folks, as we deal with the threat of significant severe weather in north Texas today, it is vital you have a way to receive weather alerts. Throughout this afternoon and evening, we will be HERE posting minute-by-minute updates as well as our Twitter page @DFWScanner. We also strongly encourage you to follow our partner weather page Texas Storm Chasers. Share DFW Scanner and Texas Storm Chasers with your friends, family, and co-workers so that everyone has a way of receiving severe weather warnings. Updates on the forecast will be posted here. Everyone please SHARE and STAY ALERT!
From the NWS: THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE FREQUENT LIGHTNING, HAIL LARGER THAN TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER, AND DAMAGING WINDS. THE TORNADO THREAT WILL INCREASE DURING THE DAY…WITH STRONG LONG TRACK TORNADOES A POSSIBILITY. BY MID AFTERNOON THE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO EVOLVE INTO A SQUALL LINE…INCREASING THE DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WIND POTENTIAL. THE SQUALL LINE SHOULD EXIT THE SOUTHEASTERN COUNTIES BY LATE EVENING.
Large Hail: HIGH
Tornadoes: Moderate to HIGH (significant tornadoes possible)
Damaging Winds: Moderate to HIGH