Thursday, June 20, 2024

Update: Tornado Watch expires

The National Weather Service on Thursday afternoon issued a Tornado Watch for North Texas, including Denton County, through 8 p.m. Denton County escaped major damage, and the Tornado Watch was allowed to expire.

Thunderstorms will develop along and ahead of the an approaching fast-moving cold front. Conditions are favorable for severe weather Thursday afternoon and evening, according to the weather service. Hail as large as tennis balls is possible, as are a few tornadoes and damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph.

Temperatures are expected to drop fast after the cold front passes, from a high of 80 degrees Thursday afternoon down to the high 30s on Friday morning, according to the weather service. The forecast calls for cool and dry temperatures over the next several days, with lows in the 30s and highs in the 50s Friday through Monday.

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

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