Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Lancaster County until 9 pm Saturday

Wind speed and direction

Wind speed and direction

The National Weather Service issued a thunderstorm watch for Litchfield and Hartford Counties until 9 p.m. Saturday. "Damaging winds will be the primary severe weather threat, though isolated instances of large hail will also be possible".

At 259 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Reston, moving east at 35 miles per hour.

Chances of precipitation are 70 percent. People in a watch area should keep informed and be ready to act if a severe thunderstorm warning is issued. The severe weather threat will be highest along the Red River in Texas/Oklahoma, but storms will be capable of high wind throughout southern Arkansas as well. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday and Wednesday. Just as Friday, any storms could be strong to severe.

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A cold front will pass through the area late Saturday night before dissipating to our south Sunday. While a lingering shower is possible early, the rest of the day will feature clearing with highs in the mid 80s to near 90 degrees! The chance of a few showers is still around 20%.

Next Monday and the 4th of July look to be mainly dry with highs in the upper 70s.

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