Moderate Risk 4/5 Issued For Strong Tornadoes and Damaging Winds
Severe Weather Regional Tornado Outbreak appears likely for the potential of Tornado – some of which SHOULD be strong, impactful widespread damaging winds, & Isolated Large Hail!
Tornadoes from both supercells and embedded supercells (mesovortices – QLCS) are likely, some of which will probably be strong, with the greatest potential this afternoon. Damaging winds may become widespread, with multiple long-lived swaths possible
Damaging Winds Probabilities
Large Hail Probabilities
In closing, A regional severe weather outbreak appears likely across the Lower Mississippi Valley and central Gulf Coast States today, with some threat continuing into tonight. Tornadoes, some of which should be strong, and potentially widespread damaging winds will be the most impactful hazards.
Are you prepared?
Now will be a good time to check your weather radios and have several ways to receive watches & warnings!
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.
A watch means that conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms over the next several hours.
If a severe thunderstorm warning is issued for your area, move to a place of safety, ideally in an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.