Archive for April 8th, 2019

Significant Weather Advisory For Central Lamar County Until 8:45 PM CDT

Significant Weather Advisory For Central Lamar County Until 8:45 PM CDT

| April 8, 2019 @ 7:58 pm

At 7:58 PM CDT, Doppler Radar Was Tracking A Strong Thunderstorm Near Caledonia, Or 10 Miles West Of Vernon, Moving Northeast At 25 Mph. Half Inch Hail And Winds In Excess Of 40 Mph Will Be Possible With This Storm.

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Unlikely

SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Unlikely

| April 8, 2019 @ 7:58 pm

Storms may pose a risk for marginally severe damaging wind gusts and hail. A brief tornado cannot be ruled out. Given the isolated nature of the threat, a WW issuance is not anticipated.

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Most Of The Action In Mississippi At 7:00 PM… Still Waiting In North/Central Alabama

Most Of The Action In Mississippi At 7:00 PM… Still Waiting In North/Central Alabama

| April 8, 2019 @ 7:08 pm

At 7:00 pm, there are only a couple of isolated thunderstorms over the northern part of Pickens County and over the southwestern part of Greene County.

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The Rush Hour Update On Our Severe Storm Potential

The Rush Hour Update On Our Severe Storm Potential

| April 8, 2019 @ 5:04 pm

At 4:50 pm, we are now starting to see some showers developing over the southeastern parts of Mississippi and over the southwestern parts of Central Alabama, mainly over the central parts of Sumter County.

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SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible

SPC Mesoscale Discussion: Severe Potential… Watch Possible

| April 8, 2019 @ 4:05 pm

An isolated hail/wind threat may develop this afternoon. Watch issuance is possible, but does not appear immediately likely.

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SPC Shrinks Slight Risk, State Still Susceptible To Severe Storms

SPC Shrinks Slight Risk, State Still Susceptible To Severe Storms

| April 8, 2019 @ 3:12 pm

SPC has shrunk the Slight Risk in North/Central Alabama to mainly the northwestern quarter of the state while continuing the Marginal Risk for the remainder of Alabama.

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Strong/Severe Storms Still Possible Tonight

Strong/Severe Storms Still Possible Tonight

| April 8, 2019 @ 3:11 pm

EYES ON THE RADAR: No severe storms are in progress across Alabama at mid-afternoon; there is a large mass of rain over the Tennessee Valley, and the rest of the state is mostly dry with only isolated showers. There are some big breaks in the cloud cover over West and Southwest Alabama, where temperatures are approaching 80 degrees… this is one area to watch this evening for new thunderstorm development since the air there is becoming quite unstable.

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Places To Watch During The Next Few Hours For Storm Development

Places To Watch During The Next Few Hours For Storm Development

| April 8, 2019 @ 1:23 pm

Areas that we really need to watch over the next couple of hours are the locations in the west and southwestern parts of Central Alabama as a dry slot is working into the area which may allow for the clouds to thin and break some and for some sunshine to warm the surface.

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Showers & A Few Claps Of Thunder At Midday, Severe Potential Continues

Showers & A Few Claps Of Thunder At Midday, Severe Potential Continues

| April 8, 2019 @ 12:04 pm

At just before the noon hour, we continue to have scattered showers and a few embedded strokes of lightning across portions of North/Central Alabama.

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