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Heavy rain and strong storms likely today

EAST TEXAS (KTRE) -

For the third Tuesday in a row, heavy rain and a few strong thunderstorms will be rumbling through Deep East Texas.

The thunderstorms we will see today will come courtesy of an upper level disturbance and cold front.  Since we are so warm and humid ahead of this storm system, rainfall will be heavy at times and some of the storms may briefly turn severe.  The main severe weather threat will be high winds, which may gust over 50 mph.

Due to the faster timing of the system, most of the rain will be moving out of the Pineywoods by the late morning hours.  This will lead to clearing skies later on this afternoon and set us up for a couple of very nice days, just in time for the big travel day tomorrow and Thanksgiving Day on Thursday.

To get a more detailed look at your forecast, you can head to our StormTracker Weather Center.  It is there where you can also view our live streaming radar as the storms rumble through the Pineywoods.  If you would like to take over the radar controls and zoom down to your local streets, please try our Interactive Radar.

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