Nature has again gone rough in North Texas, causing severe to extreme hail fall. This round of severe storms took place on Monday night across North Texas and covered quite a large area. Storms moved over the area from Parker and Palo Pinto counties to Denton and Collin counties. The storm moved with hail and wind gusts, these being the main threats. Residents in the afflicted areas shared their stories, displaying piles of hail and pellets of varied sizes.
Heavy hail fall noticed
A line of storms moved through North Texas Monday evening before an expected cold front whipped into the area, paving the way for possible wintry weather midway through the week.
The National Weather Service in Fort Worth published an intense thunderstorm alert for Plano, McKinney, Carrollton, Frisco, Denton, Lewisville, Allen, and other parts of North Texas expired at 10 p.m., as reported by The Dallas Morning News.
Temperature forecast from weather service
Tuesday’s high is expected to be 72 degrees, but a cold front will pass through the area. Temperatures are expected to drop into the 30s and 40s Tuesday night and into the low to mid-30s Wednesday.
On Wednesday and Thursday, freezing rain and sleet are still possible, with the best chances in northwest counties. Minor icing on some roads, bridges, and overpasses is still a possibility, according to the weather service.
Uncertainty on weather is still there
According to NBC5, the best chances for a wintry mix and icy travel were expected in northwestern counties, including Denton. The uncertainty in the weather is still there, but the insights shared by the recent forecast can help in planning a great deal.
According to Davies, North Texas will see mostly sunshine on Friday, with afternoon temperatures well above freezing.
On Tuesday, in addition to the winter weather, the region will be blanketed in gusty northerly winds and sharply colder temperatures. Tuesday night will bring bitterly cold wind chills, which will last until Friday night at times. The residents are requested to plan the stock and watch the weather forecasts to stay updated.
Tuesday: 72/32 degrees Fahrenheit, partly cloudy
Wednesday: 36/31, rainy and chilly.