KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — The National Weather Service in Fort Worth, Texas, has issued a Tornado Watch for portions of North Texas, including Kaufman County until 8 p.m.

A Flash Flood Watch was also issued until Thursday morning as strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to pose a heavy rain and subsequent risk for flash flooding, stated the NWS.

Rainfall totals of 2 to 3 inches, with isolated higher amounts are possible, according to the NWS.

Other risks include potentially large hail and strong and damaging winds.

Stay weather alert throughout the day.