Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible, across the Brazos Valley, Saturday afternoon and evening. Winds in excess of 40-60mph are the main concern, within the strongest activity. An isolated, brief tornado threat cannot be ruled out. Heavy rainfall between 1" and 3" has the potential to cause localized flash flooding in a few locations.
You may want to allow extra time if traveling Highway 6 this week. Starting Tuesday the northbound lanes of the highway between Greens Prairie to Texas World Speedway will have daily lane closures throughout the week.
TxDOT says crews will be resurfacing the roadway, removing ruts from the highway, and improving drainage.
The northbound exit to Greens Prairie will be closed toward the end of the week.
Motorists will detour at the Speedway Exit to access the Greens Prairie and Highway 40 intersection.
The construction is part of a $15 million project to improve the frontage roads and add an overpass at Nantucket Drive.