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Thunderstorms move through Houston area overnight

Chief Meteorologist David Paul there is a slight severe threat overnight, which means strong wind gusts and strong hail are possible.

HOUSTON — The same weather system is expected to push across the state throughout the day, increasing Houston's chances for rain and storms this evening and overnight. 

Extensive flooding is not expected as the storms will be quick-moving. KHOU 11 Chief Meteorologist David Paul says we could get maybe an inch to 1 1/2 of rain tonight.

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RADAR: Track rain & storms across Texas

The National Weather Service says areas closer to Houston and Houston proper have a severe weather risk until 4 a.m. Thursday.

Here are the details...


THURSDAY: The storms move through quickly, but there will be a lingering rain chance for your early-morning commute Thursday. Expect wet roadways even after the rain clears. By 6 or 7 a.m. the rain should be long gone, says Chita. By 8:30 a.m. the line of storms and rain will be pushing into Louisiana. A north wind will follow, bringing Texas some cooler and more comfortable conditions.

FRIDAY: A beautiful day with a high of 82 and mostly sunny. Winds out of the north at 10 mph.

THIS WEEKEND: Mostly sunny and nice both Saturday and Sunday with early-morning temps in the 60s and afternoon highs in the 80s. Winds shift back out of the south, however, which means humidity will return. Sunny weather leads us into Monday as well.