Marginal severe weather threat for this evening continues, rain tomorrow.

Posted at 3:20 p.m., 6-23-17 – According to the National Weather Service WFO in Birmingham, Elmore County remains under a marginal risk of severe weather to include tornadoes and damaging wind gusts this afternoon into this evening. Rain showers with some strong storms will continue on Saturday with the highest chances in southern and central Alabama ahead of a cold front moving into the area.

Below is a graphic from the NWS on the severe weather threat for this afternoon. Also you will find the latest updated Hazardous Weather Outlook from the NWS.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
418 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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418 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the counties served by the
National Weather Service office in Birmingham.

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight.

There is a threat for brief tornadoes and isolated damaging wind
gusts from 11 AM to 7 PM today mainly along and north of a line from
Demopolis to Anniston. A lesser threat may extend as far south as
Interstate 85.

A risk for flash flooding will continue today. An additional 1 to 3
inches of rain is possible through this afternoon over already
saturated ground.

Rainfall the past few days has caused rises on area rivers. Minor
flooding is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Saturday through Thursday.

A potential for flash flooding may continue into Saturday along a
cold front. Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is possible over
already saturated ground.

Rainfall the past few days has caused rises on area rivers. Minor
flooding may continue into the early part of the upcoming week.


Activation of storm spotters and emergency management may be needed
late this morning through this afternoon.