2 to 3 Inches of Rain Expected Through Saturday Night
The National Weather Service is expecting quite a bit of wet weather to move across East and Northeast Texas over the next 24-48 hours, this could certainly create some issues with some of the baseball and softball playoff games scheduled in the area.
Showers and occasional thunderstorms are expected to increase in coverage throughout the day Friday and through Saturday. Severe storms are not expected to be widespread, but there could isolated instances of severe weather.
The official hazardous weather outlook from the NWS follows:
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BEGIN MOVING INTO PARTS OF EAST
TEXAS BY LATE TONIGHT…AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO
CENTRAL TEXAS. ALTHOUGH THE POTENTIAL FOR ISOLATED STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS EXISTS…NO WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY…
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTHEASTWARD
INTO THE REMAINDER OF THE REGION BY FRIDAY MORNING. RAINFALL
TOTALS BETWEEN ONE AND THREE INCHES ARE EXPECTED FOR MOST OF THE
AREA THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR ISOLATED FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE. ALSO…ISOLATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CANNOT BE RULED OUT WITH THIS SYSTEM.
HOWEVER…WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.