Storms possible across Central Texas Friday and Saturday - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Storms possible across Central Texas Friday and Saturday

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Patchy fog blanketed portions of Central Texas on Friday, especially our southeastern counties.

Some locations experienced visibility below 1 mile. Conditions were also quite muggy. Waco Regional Airport recorded a 10:00 A.M. temperatures of 72 degrees with a relative humidity of 76%.

A cold front is already approaching Central Texas from the north, and will likely stall over the region this evening. This frontal boundary will help trigger scattered thunderstorms throughout the second half of the day. Severe weather is not anticipated, although thunder, lightning and small hail will be possible. Afternoon highs are forecast to top out in the low to mid 70s.

There will be another chance of thunderstorms on Saturday as a more pronounced cold front shifts over Central Texas. Initially, scattered showers and storms will be possible before a line of storms passes across the area.

The timing of the cold frontal passage is forecast to take place between Saturday evening and early Sunday morning. The severe threat is also low on Saturday, although lightning, thunder, small hail and gusty winds will continue to be possible. The First Alert 25 Weather Team will be closely monitoring conditions. Make sure to download the First Alert 25 Weather App for the latest updates.

A noticeable cool down will take place on Sunday due to the aforementioned cold frontal passage. High temperatures will struggle to climb out of the 50s under mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures will start to rebound on Monday, prompting a warming trend that could last throughout most of the work week.

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