Thursday’s threat for strong to severe weather across North/Central Alabama is definitely still on the table, as we will have favorable dynamics, shear, lapse rates, and moisture in place.
SEVERE WEATHER SETUP: SPC maintains a “moderate” severe weather risk for the northwest corner of Alabama late tomorrow and tomorrow night, with an “enhanced” risk along and west of a line from Huntsville to Carbon Hill to Gordo. Places like Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Anniston, and Gadsden are in the standard “slight risk”. There is a “marginal” risk for East and Southeast Alabama.
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RADAR CHECK: As expected, we have a few widely scattered showers across Central Alabama this afternoon in the moist, unstable environment. Nothing too heavy or widespread.
We have a mix of sun and clouds across Central Alabama at this point, but a very active day is in store out in Texas and Oklahoma.
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