Hailstorm coats Texas community in ice

DALLAS – An unsettled pattern will trigger scattered showers and thunderstorms from Texas through the Plains for the foreseeable future.

Severe thunderstorms on Wednesday dropped several inches of hail over the rural community of Marathon, Texas, which is about 200 miles southeast of El Paso.

A local meteorologist said the air temperature was in the 90s before the storm and quickly dropped by at least 40 degrees in the immediate aftermath of the supercell.

RELENTLESS SEVERE WEATHER, FLASH FLOODING TARGET TEXAS THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY

Rounds of flash flooding are possible through late-week from Texas throughout much of the Plains and as far north and east as the Midwest as sweeping cold fronts help to spark thunderstorms, the FOX Forecast Center said.

The bull's-eye for the heaviest rain will shift each day, pivoting from the south, back to the north and repeating.

Big cities like Dallas are dealing with heavy rain and a flash flooding threat as 3-5 inches of rain is expected to drench the region.

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Many locations across the South are running well above average for rain this year, whereas some locations in the central Plains would like to get in on the wet weather.

Based on the pattern, the FOX Forecast Center said it is a safe bet that just about everyone in the central part of the country will get some rain this week.


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