WFAA Weather: Flash Flood Watch for North Texas

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for North Texas until 7 a.m. Sunday. Motorists should stay alert as rain will continue to fall across already soaked roadways over the next 48 hours.

Counties in the watch include: Collin, Comanche, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Eastland, Ellis, Erath, Fannin, Grayson, Hood, Hunt, Jack, Johnson, Kaufman, Montague, Palo Pinto, Parker,, Rockwall, Somervell, Stephens, Tarrant, Wise, and Young.

Scattered storms and showers are expected throughout the weekend, making the start of June a wet one.

Numerous accidents were reported Saturday morning.

Dallas Fire-Rescue responded to at least 52 calls Friday to help drivers and residents dealing with flooding conditions.

Some vehicles were trapped in flood waters rising from 2-feet to fully-submerged, according to a city of Dallas spokesperson.

WFAA viewers shared photos and videos of hail hammering the metro area high water flowing across roadways.

Scattered storms and showers are expected throughout the weekend, making the start of June a wet one.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FORECAST

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for North Texas until 7 a.m. Sunday.

After a couple rounds of rain and storms yesterday and into this morning, more rain and storms are possible the rest of today.

Doesn’t look to rain all day long, but on and off showers and storms are possible. Because of yesterday’s rain, the ground is very saturated in most locations, and any amount of heavy rain could cause flooding in spots. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for most of North Texas through Sunday morning. Severe threat is very low today with any storms. Much more concerned with a flooding threat under any stronger thunderstorms.

With any outdoor events planned today, an indoor alternative is a good idea. Rain not guaranteed for any event. But with the threat of rain, an indoor change of plans is a good idea if possible. Regardless if you see rain or not, the ground will be wet and a muddy outdoor event is very likely.

Passing rounds of rain and storms are possible overnight and during the day on Sunday as well. Sunday’s forecast is very similar to today.

By Monday, rain chances don’t completely go away, but will be less than this weekend.

Because of clouds and rain, high temps today will be below normal with temps in the low 80s in areas where it is not raining. If you find yourself in the rain, temps will be in the 70s.

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