A flash flood watch has been issued for southeast Louisiana with severe weather expected to impact the area overnight and into the weekend, ac... But rain chances will start to rise by the end of Saturday afternoon, and storms will be likely on your 7 Day Forecast Saturday night through Sunday morning.
"The threat for severe weather will increase throughout the day up until around 5-to-6 p.m.", Robertson told the Herald. Isolated severe storms containing large hail and damaging winds will be possible primarily in this area.
Parts of the Mid-South have been upgraded to an ENHANCED risk for severe storms on tonight.
Marginally severe storms will be possible until 10 a.m. this morning in North Alabama, according to the National Weather Service in Huntsville. "I encourage all residents to take steps now to prepare for the incoming weather and to adjust plans for tomorrow accordingly".
One of the best ways to monitor the where you live and receive those severe weather alerts is through our FREE KTRE First Alert weather app. on both your smart phone and tablet devices. The main threat within the squall line will be damaging winds over 60 miles per hour. By late Sunday, a strong cold front and very strong winds in the upper levels of the atmosphere will move across the eastern Carolinas.
Spring-time storm systems are notoriously hard to predict and some changes to the forecast are likely including a possible increase or decrease in the risk of severe storms.
What are the main threats to be anxious about?
REMINDER: Any storms this afternoon to the evening will be scattered and not everyone sees storms.
In parts of MI expecting snow and ice, the NWS is warning people not to travel on the roads unless necessary as we get into Saturday afternoon and Sunday.
A warm Saturday locally can help support at least borderline severe storms with strong wind gusts. We could be down to near 60° by late afternoon or early evening. Showers and weak thunderstorms are then possible through the rest of the night as the push north with the warm front.