Potential Severe Weather Risk for Elmore County for Friday, April 6 – Saturday, April 7, 2018 (1)

Posted at 10:30 a.m. on April 5, 2018 – The National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Office in Birmingham has Elmore County included in the Slight risk area for severe weather that will impact central Alabama late tomorrow through the early morning hours of Saturday as a line of showers and storms will move through. Main concerns will be damaging winds a few brief tornadoes. Below is the latest Hazardous Weather Outlook issued by the NWS along with a graphic describing the severe weather impacts that we may see along with the time frames of when we will likely see the weather move through. Stay tuned for changes in timing and severe threat placements as the forecast will likely be updated as new data is available.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
833 AM CDT Thu Apr 5 2018

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833 AM CDT Thu Apr 5 2018

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

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Friday through Wednesday.

There is a low confidence threat for severe storms from 10 PM Friday
through 8 AM Saturday. At this time, the main threat appears to be
damaging straight line winds, but brief tornadoes cannot be ruled
out along and south of a line from Demopolis to Alexander City.

Another round of cold weather expected Saturday night into Sunday
morning. Near or below freezing temperatures are possible.


Activation of storm spotters and emergency management may be needed
late Friday night into Saturday morning.