Slight risk of severe weather for today, Thursday, March 24th (update 4)

Posted as of 2:30 P.M. Elmore County remains under a slight risk for severe weather for today, Thursday, March 24. According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, there is a risk for severe thunderstorms today across all of central Alabama, mainly in the afternoon, evening and early night time hours. Below is an updated graphic provided by the NWS office in Birmingham that depicts the threat area, timing and type of hazards we could see in central Alabama.

For the latest information on the weather you can go to the National Weather Service’s Birmingham WFO website at http://www.srh.noaa.gov/bmx/

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Slight risk of severe weather for today, Thursday, March 24th (update 3)

Posted at 8:45 a.m. – Elmore County remains under a slight risk for severe weather for today, Thursday, March 24. According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, there is a risk for severe thunderstorms today across all of central Alabama, mainly in the afternoon, evening and early night time hours. A cold front will push through the area this afternoon. Thunderstorms will increase in coverage and intensity during the day. Look for cloudy skies and warmer conditions with highs in the 70s. Strong to severe storms are possible along and ahead of an approaching frontal system. All modes of severe weather are possible including damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes. Below is an updated graphic provided by the NWS office in Birmingham that depicts the threat area, timing and type of hazards we could see in central Alabama. The timing may be updated some, so watch for changes. This will most likely be the last email update we send out.

 

For the latest information on the weather you can go to the National Weather Service’s Birmingham WFO website at http://www.srh.noaa.gov/bmx/

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Slight risk of severe weather for tomorrow, Thursday, March 24th (update 2)

Posted at 2:15 p.m. – Elmore County remains under a slight risk for severe weather for tomorrow, Thursday, March 24. According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, there is a risk for severe thunderstorms on Thursday across all of central Alabama, mainly in the afternoon, evening and early night time hours. All modes of severe weather are possible including damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes. Below is an updated graphic provided by the NWS office in Birmingham that depicts the threat area, timing and type of hazards we could see in central Alabama. The forecast may be updated some, especially with regards to timing, so watch for changes. We will send out an update if any significant changes are made.

 

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Slight risk of severe weather for tomorrow, Thursday, March 24th (update 1)

Posted at 10:15 a.m. – Elmore County remains under a slight risk for severe weather for tomorrow, Thursday, March 24. According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, there is a risk for severe thunderstorms on Thursday across all of central Alabama, mainly in the afternoon, evening and early night time hours. All modes of severe weather are possible including damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes. Below is a graphic provided by the NWS office in Birmingham that depicts the threat area, timing and type of hazards we could see in central Alabama. The forecast may be updated some, especially with regards to timing, so watch for changes. We will send out an update if any significant changes are made.

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Slight risk for severe weather issued for Thursday, March 22

Posted at 9:15 a.m. – The Storm Prediction Center has Elmore County under a slight risk for severe weather for Thursday, March 22. According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, there is a risk for severe thunderstorms on Thursday across all of central Alabama, mainly in the afternoon and early evening. All modes of severe weather are possible including damaging straight line winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes. Below is a graphic provided by the NWS office in Birmingham that depicts the threat area, timing and type of hazards we could see in central Alabama. The forecast may be updated some, so watch for changes. We will send an update out tomorrow.

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Update to severe weather threat for today – March 1, 2016 (2)

Posted at 1:45 p.m. 3/1/16 – Just a quick update on the severe weather threat for this afternoon. There have been a few changes with the forecast.

According to the NWS Office in Birmingham, severe weather will be possible this afternoon and evening from around 3:00 p.m. through 11:00 p.m. The primary timeframe for Elmore County to see any severe weather is between 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. however, there may be an isolated thunderstorm anytime this afternoon. The graphic below shows the area, timing and potential impacts for portions of Central Alabama. There will be an early wave of thunderstorms across the northern counties through the early afternoon. Additional storms are expected to develop and form a line later in the afternoon that will affect most of the area. Stay tuned for the latest updates, as threats and timing may continue to change through the afternoon and evening.

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Slight risk of severe weather for this afternoon, March 1, 2016

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has Elmore County in the Slight risk area for the possibility of severe weather today. According to the NWS Office in Birmingham, severe weather will be possible this afternoon from around 2 PM through 10 PM. The graphic below shows the potential impacts and potential timing for portions of Central Alabama. Stay tuned for the latest updates, as threats and timing may change some between now and this afternoon.

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Marginal Severe Weather Threat for Tomorrow – March 1, 2016

4:30:25 PM  02/29/2016

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has Elmore County in a Marginal threat area tomorrow for the potential for severe thunderstorms. According to the NWS in Birmingham isolated severe storms are possible across portions of Central Alabama Tuesday from around 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and at this time the most likely timeframe for thunderstorm activity in Elmore County will be from 6:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. tomorrow evening and tomorrow night. The main threats will be damaging winds up to 60 to 70 mph and quarter sized hail. A brief tornado cannot be ruled out. Below is a graphic provided by the NWS Office in Birmingham that shows the possible threats and timing for severe weather tomorrow.        

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Severe Weather Threat Decreases

As of: 02/23/2016  11:44:01 PM  – According to the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Birmingham the timing and threats in regards to the severe weather tonight has been updated as below. The risk has lessened significantly. There is the potential for damaging winds up to 60 mph and quarter sized hail.  

Elmore County will remain under a Wind Advisory through tomorrow night. Winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 35 to 40 mph can be expected. 

The current Tornado Watch is still in effect until 12:00, midnight.

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