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Severe weather threat for Wednesday

Cory Crowe

Severe weather is a threat for the KEDM listening area today. There is also a wind threat in front of today's cold front.

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible today, capable of producing strong and damaging wind gusts, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Locally heavy downpours will also accompany this activity today.

In addition, strong winds outside of thunderstorms will continue as well with gusts upwards of 50 mph possible today.

This activity will exit the region from west to east by later this morning through late this afternoon as a cold front moves across the region.

Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 78. Southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

A tornado watch is in effect until 1:00 p.m.

Originally from Monroe, Cory has worked in a variety of media. He has worked in television news and spent seven years as a TV sports play-by-play announcer. He was also creative director for a television advertising department and worked extensively as a photojournalist. Cory has lived in both Dallas and New Orleans.