Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
550 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-291100-
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-
JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO-
FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-
LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
550 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN THIS EVENING AS A WARM FRONT
MOVES INTO NORTH TEXAS. THE GREATEST CHANCES WILL BE AFTER
MIDNIGHT ALONG AND NORTH OF THE BOUNDARY...WHICH AT THAT TIME WILL
BE NEAR OR TO THE NORTH OF THE I-20 CORRIDOR. AS RICH GULF
MOISTURE RISES ABOVE THE COOLER AIR NORTH OF THE BOUNDARY...IT
WILL ENCOUNTER STEADILY INCREASING INSTABILITY. THE ELEVATED
THUNDERSTORMS THAT RESULT WILL ALSO BENEFIT FROM WIND SHEAR
SUFFICIENT TO BOTH PROLONG THE LIFESPAN OF INDIVIDUAL UPDRAFTS AND
ENHANCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF HAIL LARGER THAN ONE INCH IN DIAMETER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE ONGOING AT DAYBREAK FRIDAY MORNING...
PARTICULARLY IN AREAS NORTH OF THE I-20 CORRIDOR. HAIL WILL BE
THE PRIMARY CONCERN WITH THESE STORMS...BUT HEAVY RAIN AND
ASSOCIATED FLOODING ISSUES MAY ALSO IMPACT THE MORNING COMMUTE.
THESE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO COME TO AN END BEFORE MIDDAY.

A DRYLINE WILL INVADE FROM THE WEST FRIDAY AFTERNOON...AS AN UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES OVERHEAD...HELPING TO AN INITIATE
ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS. AT PEAK HEATING...THERE WILL BE
CONSIDERABLE INSTABILITY WITH LITTLE CAP IN PLACE. WIND SHEAR
PROFILES WILL BE SUPPORTIVE OF SUPERCELLS...CAPABLE OF LARGE
HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND TORNADOES. THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT
WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING...WITH
THUNDERSTORM CHANCES GRADUALLY ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST LATE
SATURDAY.

THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH EARLY NEXT WEEK. THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES WILL RETURN AS EARLY AS SUNDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE ON
MONDAY...BEFORE COMING TO AN END ON TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED REQUESTED THIS
EVENING THROUGHOUT NORTH AND CENTRAL TEXAS. AFTER MIDNIGHT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED...PARTICULARLY NORTH OF THE
I-20 CORRIDOR.

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