First Alert: A few strong-to-severe storms could disrupt your weekend plans

First Alert: A few strong-to-severe storms could disrupt your weekend plans

The chances for rain and even a few heavy thunderstorms are on the menu this weekend as another western storm will pull out of the Rockies and into the plains, bringing us a 60% chance of rain and thunderstorms on Sunday afternoon and evening.

Since some of the storms could be strong late Sunday, we have declared this Sunday a First Alert Weather Day.  This means the rain and thunderstorm activity that does develop for the second half of your weekend could disrupt your weekend routine, possibly causing you to have to adjust your outdoor plans.

If any storms do turn severe, damaging winds and large hail would be the main threats, although an isolated, tornado cannot be completely ruled out.

The silver lining is that the severe weather threat is on the lowest end of the spectrum, which means your odds of encountering a severe thunderstorm at your residence is rather low at this time.

One of the best ways to monitor the where you live this weekend is through our FREE KTRE First Alert weather app. on both your smart phone and tablet devices.   In addition to the severe weather alerts we provide, you can also view our interactive radar, get hourly forecasts, and watch video updates on the go, when you want it, at your convenience, all in the palm of your hand.

If you do not have a smart phone, we also have another FREE service called First Alert ThunderCall.  With ThunderCall you can register as many phones as you would like, and when a severe thunderstorm, flash flood, or tornado warning is issued for your specific zip code, you will receive a personal phone call from our First Alert weather team.

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