Strong storms prompt tornado watch

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UPDATE (10:30 p.m.): The Tornado Watch has been dropped, but a Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued until 3 a.m. for Denton County. Storms overnight could produce quarter size hail and winds in excess of 60 mph.

A Tornado Watch was in effect through 10:30 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. A few tornadoes were possible, along with damaging winds up to 80 mph and hail as large as softballs. No damage was reported in southern Denton County as of 10:30 p.m.

A cold front will pass through overnight, bringing a chance of more rain through the overnight hours.

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Mark Smith
Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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