Severe Weather Outbreak with Strong Tornado Potential & Damaging Winds Forecasted Today!
The FIRST MODERATE RISK issued for the 2020 Year!
Widespread severe thunderstorms are likely across the southern Great Plains, mainly this afternoon and evening, spreading east into the Lower Mississippi Valley tonight. The most dangerous corridor for strong tornadoes and intense damaging winds should be centered on northeast Texas through northern Louisiana and southern Arkansas this evening through the overnight.
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Are you prepared?
Now will be a good time to check your weather radios and have several ways to receive warnings
An outbreak of severe thunderstorms is possible later today through tonight, with the most dangerous portion being tonight into early Saturday morning with a potential derecho and embedded strong tornado risk. Primary changes this outlook are to expand the Moderate Risk east across the Lower MS Valley and increase tornado probabilities for the evening/overnight period.
Today’s outlook (Friday, Jan 10, 2020)
Damaging Wind Threat Probability
As we shift into tonight all eyes focus on Tomorrow (Saturday, Jan 11, 2019)
Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds and tornadoes are expected across parts of the southeastern U.S. on Saturday.
Potential for strong tornadoes will exist with rotating storms embedded in the line. A strong tornado could also occur ahead of the line if a discrete supercell develops.
Tornado: 10% SIG – Enhanced | Wind: 30% SIG – Enhanced | Hail: 15% – Slight
Flooding will also be a HUGE issue! Flood watches already in place.
Winter Weather is another major problem!
Warnings and Advisories already in place!