The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for much of North Texas through 1 p.m. Saturday.

Some of the areas affected include Somervell, Comanche, Dallas, Eastland, Erath, Hood, Palo Pinto, Parker and Tarrant counties.

Local rain is expected to be heavy at times and flash flooding is a possibility.

The chance of rain lingers into Sunday and much of next week with cooler temperatures in the 70s and 80s.