News 40 Weather Forecast

Heavy Rain Rolls Through


It’s been an active overnight and early morning weather-wise across the region. Scattered storms developed packing intense winds, heavy rain and frewuent lightning. Some robust storms have also had hail and engineered severe criteria winds. The threat for strong and severe storms continues throughout the morning hours.

With repeat rounds of storms moving over the same areas of real estate, there is a flood risk to watch out for. Radar estimates more than a couple of inches of rainfall over the several hours. Additional rounds will up the rain gauges. Although this rain is beneficial and helping us catch up. Too much rain in a short amount of time is causing the flood threat, especially in low-lying flood prone areas. A Flood Watch is out through 1pm central time.



The skies are expected to dry out this afternoon and it looks like the weekend will be pleasantly sunny with high temperatures in the 80s.

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