NWS UPDATE: Flooding & Strong to Severe Storms Today

From: National Weather Service, Fort Worth
Date: Monday, 7 June 2021 8:59 CDT

Bottom Line

The threat of flash flooding across parts of North and Central Texas will continue as heavy rainfall is ongoing. There is also a threat for strong to severe damaging wind gusts across parts of North and Central Texas through the afternoon. A Flash Flood Watch will be in effect through 7 pm today for the areas expected to receive the heaviest rainfall.

Overview

  • Thunderstorms are ongoing across parts of North Texas this morning.
  • Damaging wind gusts will be possible along the leading edge of the complex late this morning as it moves east/southeast across North texas. Additional strong to severe storms will be possible as the line moves into Central Texas.
  • Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches, with isolated amounts of 5 inches will be possible.
  • Saturated soils, especially where it has rained the last few days, will lead to quick runoff. Rapid runoff will then increase the risk of flash flooding.

Areas of Concern & General Timing

Concern: Additional Storms Through The Afternoon

Concern: Flash Flood Watch In Effect

Threats/Hazardous Weather Types

Threats

Forecaster Confidence

Confidence

General Timing

Timing

What We Are Certain Of:

  • Efficient rainfall producing thunderstorms are ongoing, leading to rainfall rates of 2-3 inches of rain per hour at some locations.
  • An intensification of thunderstorms will be possible later this morning and through the afternoon as the line of storms moves east. The main threats will be damaging winds and heavy rainfall leading to flash flooding.

What We Are Less Certain Of:

  • Exact location of the heaviest precipitation.
  • Extent/Coverage of the strong to severe thunderstorms the rest of this morning and afternoon.
  • Overnight potential for another complex moving in from the west after midnight.

When will the next email update be sent?

  • This will be the last email for this event

Additional Resources
NWS Fort Worth Homepage
Hourly Forecasts (Click your location)
NWS Fort Worth Weather Tabs
NWS Fort Worth Hazard Pages
NWSChat
Who’s eligible for NWSChat
NWS Fort Worth Briefing Page

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Juan Hernandez
Meteorologist
NWS Fort Worth
3401 Northern Cross Blvd.
Fort Worth, Tx 76137

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