An active severe weather event is anticipated this afternoon and evening for portions of the central Gulf Coast states where a Level 4/5 Moderate Risk has been issued!
Tornadoes including the possibility of strong intense and long-track are the primary concern today.
(Image: Tornado Probabilities)
That said damaging thunderstorm gusts are also expected today and tonight across southern parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, and portions of the Florida Panhandle.
(Image: Damaging Wind Gusts Probabilities)
Discrete supercell development will commence this afternoon over southeast LA into southern MS.
This activity will likely persist through the evening and track into western and southern AL!
The overall hail threat is low…
(Image: Hail Probabilities)
We will update this post as needed throughout today!
In summary – Moderate Risk is Issued for the likelihood of strong tornadoes!
Are you prepared?
Now will be a good time to check your weather radios and have several ways to receive watches & warnings!
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Review your severe weather safety procedures for the possibility of dangerous weather today.
Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, weather.gov, or other media for watches and warnings.