The Storm Prediction Center has placed a Marginal Risk of severe weather across portions of west central and western north Texas this afternoon and evening ahead of the cold front.  Confidence in any severe weather development is a bit unclear and will largely depend on the amount of surface heating and instability reached by later this afternoon, which at this time looks to be minimal based on the amount of cloud cover and widespread rain across the region.  However, sufficient moisture and wind shear will be in place for a few strong to severe storms to develop with enough instability.  While the tornado threat is very low, there is a chance of a few brief tornadoes to develop.  Folks in or traveling through the region need to stay weather-aware this afternoon and have a way to receive warning notifications should any be issued.  As always, you can track the storms live via our interactive radar at  .


Simulated Radar through midnight tonight.