WEATHER ALERT: Cold front approaching bringing chance for strong to severe storms

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SUMMARY:

As of 4pm, a strong cold front was moving through the panhandle of Texas bringing colder temperatures to our state. This cold front will being to produce showers and storms in East Texas later this evening into the overnight hours of our Monday morning. Some storms could be strong to severe with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. 

FUTURECAST:

THREATS:

Parts of East Texas is in a Slight Risk by the Storm Prediction Center which means scattered severe storms could be possible. Some storms could be strong to severe with the main threats being damaging winds. There is also the potential that storms could produce some large hail and an isolated tornado or two can’t be ruled out. 

BEHIND THE FRONT:

Once the front passes by the severe threat goes with it. We are going to see winds out of north at 15-20 mph with some higher gusts. We are going to be talking about wind chills that could it feel like the 30s. 

Rainfall will continue into Monday and Tuesday. Totals from the front that arrives tonight all the way through Tuesday afternoon could be anywhere from 1-4 inches across parts of East Texas. 

Keep it tuned to KETK and FOX51, EastTexasMatters.com, and our social media pages including KETK NBC on Facebook for the latest updates. This is also a good time to download the KETK mobile app to track the storm and get the latest notifications. 

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