Severe weather threat for today, July 21, 2018(1)….

Posted at 7:40 a.m. on 7/21/2018-

According to the NWS in Birmingham, a first round of severe storms will be possible through around 9 AM this morning. The main threat will be damaging straight line winds up to 60 mph and hail up to quarter size. A second round of storms is possible this afternoon and evening from around 4 PM through midnight. The main threats continue to be damaging winds of up to 60 mph, with large hail and an isolated tornado possible. Stay tuned for the latest updates.

Below are 2 graphics from the NWS that describe the threats and timing of the severe weather threats that we may see today.