Flash flood watch in effect this weekend

flood watch 12-26-15A large storm system is expected to bring heavy rainfall and possible flooding across Denton County this weekend.

Heavy rain is most likely from Saturday through Monday and a Flash Flood Watch will be in effect from 6 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Monday.

On Saturday morning, showers and a few storms will occur, but severe weather is not expected during this time. As the day wears on, however, the risk for severe weather and flooding will increase, especially in the afternoon. Damaging winds will the be primary threat but large hail and a few tornadoes will also be possible.

Heavy rain will continue on Sunday. Thereafter, colder air will filter southward that should result in a transition from rain to wintry precipitation. Snowfall should be light primarily affecting bridges and overpasses.

By the time it is all said and done, we may see between 3 to 4 inches of rain.

Follow the latest forecast here.

Check back for updates.

CTG Staff
CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette is a locally-owned and operated regional newspaper and website covering community news and people in southern Denton County, TX, including the communities of Argyle, Bartonville, Canyon Falls, Copper Canyon, Double Oak, Flower Mound, Harvest, Highland Village, Lantana and Robson Ranch.

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