Houston Forecast: Severe thunderstorms overnight; damaging winds

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on December 21, 2013 at 11:41 AM

HOUSTON — Expect to see some severe weather overnight as a line of thunderstorms moves in from the northwest, according to KHOU 11 News Chief Meteorologist David Paul.

There is an 80 percent chance for rain after midnight. The best chance for severe weather will come between 4 to 7 a.m. Saturday.

The severe weather will come in the form of straight-line wind gusts of up to 40 to 60 mph and the possibility of isolated tornadoes.

Saturday morning temps are expected to be in the upper-60s with a forecast high of 76 degrees.

The storms will linger in the Houston area for most of the day before clearing out of Southeast Texas late Saturday.

We will see highs in the mid-70s again and lows in the upper-60s on Saturday. The cold air from moving behind the thunderstorms will not be felt until Sunday with a high of 60 and a low of 51.

Highs will hover in the 50s for the holiday week with lows in the 30s.

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