A storm threatening to hinder early Christmas travel from central and coastal Texas to central New England will bring heavy rain to the area for the start of the weekend.
A thunderstorm along with heavy rain could lead to flooding in urban areas in and around the city. It will also be breezy throughout the day with the potential for wind gusts up to 20 mph.
However, the rain will likely subside overnight and be gone by Sunday.
Temperatures will drop into the upper 40s on Sunday, and despite the breeze, the sunshine will return to Dallas.
Sunny skies are in the forecast from Sunday through next weekend, including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Temperatures will remain in the high 40s to low 50s through midweek, so despite the sun the air will still feel chilly in Dallas.
The next chance for some rain will come on Sunday.
While a brief break in the wet weather is coming early next week, rounds of rain will resume later next week and cause difficulties for outdoor plans and agriculture through much of May.
As millions prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, rain and severe storms threaten to disrupt outdoor activities and travel plans.
As a strong El Niño fades, the weather across the country will slowly change. In much of the eastern United States, a hot summer is in store.
A system with rain and thunderstorms will bring both good and bad news to the western United States later this week.
The threat of severe weather will return to the south-central United States this weekend.
Green Bay, WI (1998)
A strong dust devil caused $2,300 damage to a couple of green houses.
Lingle, WI (2000)
4.5" diameter hail - there was also a tornado in the area.
Chicago, IL (1876)
Severe local windstorm resulted in $250,000 damage.