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Severe Storms, Flooding to Continue in Texas and Oklahoma Into Tuesday Night

Yet another round of storms is forecast fire up across parts of Texas and the southern Plains into Tuesday night with the risk of severe weather, including flash flooding.

The extent of storms through Tuesday will be significantly less than in recent days in Texas and Oklahoma. However, there will be a few storms developing that can produce damaging wind gusts and frequent lightning strikes.

According to AccuWeather Meteorologist Alex Avalos, "Storms will be capable of large hail, damaging winds and heavy rain into Tuesday night."

An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.

"The strongest storms can be expected over north-central Texas and southern Oklahoma, with both Dallas and Oklahoma City in the threat area," AccuWeather Meteorologist Becky Elliot said.

However, there is still a risk of a gusty, drenching storm reaching cities hit hard with flooding on Monday, such as Austin, San Antonio and Houston.

Localized torrential rainfall can renew flooding in some areas or perhaps cause flooding for the first time this spring, due to the expanding area of saturated ground.

Some locations have received two to five times their normal rainfall for May. In some cases, a month's worth of rain fell in hours, rather than days.

Additional rounds of showers and thunderstorms will occur in and around Texas into the last weekend of May.

However, a trend toward drier weather with much less shower and thunderstorm activity will develop in early June, thanks to a shift in the weather pattern.