Scurry County under flash flood watch
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Scurry and surrounding counties through 7 a.m. Sunday.
According to the watch statement, the region may receive heavy rain tonight as a cold front interacts with abundant moisture.
“Potentially slow moving storms will increase this concern as well,” the weather service said. “Total rainfall amounts of two to four inches will be possible by Sunday morning. A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.”
Tonight, the weather service is forecasting a 70 percent chance of showers with a low around 72.
On Saturday, a 70 percent chance of showers is forecast with high reaching 85 degrees. During the evening hours, the lows will be in the mid 60s with a 60 percent chance of showers possible.
A 40 percent chance of rain is in Sunday’s forecast and it will drop to 30 percent on Monday.
The daytime highs next week will be in the upper 80s while the lows will be in the mid 60s, according to the forecast.