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A few strong storms possible Saturday

A strong low pressure system is developing to our southwest that will pull in quite a bit of moisture for the weekend.

This low pressure system will start to approach the area Friday night, bringing a few spot showers, but the bulk of the rain and thunderstorms is expected by Saturday evening.

A strong cold front will move through Saturday night into Sunday, bringing the possibility of a few strong storms.

There will be minimal instability, but wind shear will be high, meaning we will have a better chance of seeing isolated damaging winds than any other mode of severe weather.

This system is expected to pull in quite a bit of Gulf moisture, so measurable rain is highly likely Saturday and Sunday.

Areas south of I-70 will see the most; with between 1.5″ and 2.5″ possible. Along and north of I-70, you can expect 1″ to 1.5″ by Monday morning.

For the latest weather updates including radar and out the door temperatures, you can download our ABC 17 Stormtrack Weather App available for iphone and Android, or follow @ABC17Stormtrack on Twitter.

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