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Thunderstorms unlikely to linger through Monday commute

Storms moved through the DFW area to the east Sunday.
Storms moved through the DFW area to the east Sunday. Courtesy

The Monday morning commute hours should be free of storms, National Weather Service meteorologist Juan Hernandez said Sunday.

While chances for rain and thunderstorms will stay in the 30 to 50 percent range Sunday night going into early Monday morning, the sun will come out as clouds dissipate throughout the day.

After almost an entire week without rain, thunderstorms returned to North Texas Sunday afternoon. Beginning at midnight, DFW airport got .84 inches Sunday, Hernandez said.

Temperatures will be in the low 90s Monday, but the moisture in the air could make it feel like 100 degrees or more in the afternoon, meteorologist Matt Bishop said.

If storms linger, the biggest threats are heavy rain, lightning and gusty winds. Hail and tornadoes are unlikely.

As of Sunday morning, North Texas has had has had 2.62 inches of rain in June, more than an inch above normal.

No rain was recorded through the first two weeks of June last year, according to the National Weather Service.

The middle of the week looks hot but dry for North Texas. Friday and Saturday could bring more potential for rain.

Azia Branson: 817-390-7547, @aziabranson; Dylan Bradley: 817-390-7094, @dbradley1220

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