DALLAS (KDAF) — A cold front will be making its way across North Texas Wednesday morning and during the afternoon. Alongside that front will be a line of thunderstorms expected to develop mainly in the eastern part of the region.

It’s going to be a warm day with highs reaching into the upper 80s for a good portion of the region.

The National Weather Service center in Fort Worth says, “The greatest chances will be across East Texas. Some storms may be strong/severe with damaging winds and hail the primary hazards. Additionally, locations west of I-35 will have an elevated threat for wildfires.”

As the afternoon progresses, cloudy skies will clear from west to east behind the cold front and wind speeds will increase.

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As night falls, NWS Fort Worth explains, “Behind today’s cold front, clear skies, dry air, and decreasing wind speeds will allow temperatures to fall into the 40s tonight with a few locations in Central Texas settling near 50 degrees.”

NWS Fort Worth