Friday, May 27, 2022

Update: Tornado Watch issued for Denton County

Image courtesy of the National Weather Service

The National Weather Service is expecting strong to severe weather through Monday evening in North Texas, including Denton County.

A Tornado Watch has been issued for Denton County until 10 p.m. A Tornado Watch means that the conditions are favorable for tornadoes to potentially form.

Denton County and the rest of DFW is in a Level 3 risk out of five levels. Large hail, damaging winds and a few strong tornadoes will be possible, according to the weather service, and the greatest threat for severe weather will be between 3-9 p.m. Heavy rainfall and minor flooding will also be possible. The forecast total rainfall amount in Denton County through Tuesday morning is 1.5 to 2 inches.

This story will be updated Monday as the storms pass through Denton County. Click here for the latest updates from the National Weather Service.

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

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