North Texas is expected to see critical fire weather conditions Sunday before widespread showers hit the region Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
Saturday is expected to see warm and dry weather that elevates the threat of dangerous grass fires, specifically for counties west of Highway US-281 just outside of Tarrant County. Residents should avoid activities that may lead to extreme heat or sparks.
A Fire Weather Watch has been issued for Sunday for counties west of US-281, which will continue to see dry and windy weather. Any ongoing fires could spread rapidly, according to the National Weather Service.
Monday is expected to have widespread showers starting in the morning and persisting into Tuesday morning with the possibility of minor flooding. Severe thunderstorms could pop up south of I-20 and east of I-35 on Monday afternoon.
Tarrant County is expected to see an inch to an inch and a half of rain.
Wednesday is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 60 degrees and a low around 40.
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