Possible severe storms in forecast Wednesday night, with high winds & hail main threat

There is a chance for severe weather Wednesday night, with the main threat being high winds and hail.

There is a strong southerly wind, cloud coverage, and small rain chances for Wednesday afternoon, before the severe weather chances come into North Texas starting around 7 p.m.

The strong/severe weather will bring a 50% chance for rain here in North Texas, along with possible high winds and hail.

The tornado risk is low but not zero.

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Not everyone will see a severe storm, or even get rain, but the highest risk for North Texas is to the areas north and east of the Metroplex.

After 2 a.m., the chances of severe weather should move out of the area, with mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the 60s forecasted for Thursday.