Severe weather threat for Tuesday afternoon and evening

A cold front will move in during peak heating across the Arklatex. Moderate instability, warm and moist air, strong deep-layer shear and steep low-level lapse rates will support a wind damage threat, isolated large hail and a tornado or two with any rotating storms that develop in the warm sector or in the squall line of storms. A Lake Wind Advisory in in effect from 7 AM – 4 PM.

Timing and Overview:

A strong cold front will bring a good chance of strong to severe thunderstorms Tuesday, most likely in the form of a squall line moving to the southeast across the area. This line of storms will intensify during the late afternoon and into the evening hours. Most of these storms will move south of the region by around midnight.

Four State Impacts:

Impacts: Strong to damaging winds will be the main severe weather threats with these storms.

Large hail and possibly an isolated tornado also remain a threat with these storms. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible, mainly south of Interstate 20.