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.
209PM: Significant severe weather threat will increase rapidly after 4 PM. All modes of severe weather, including tornadoes, are probable through the evening and overnight hours.
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