The only thing that has changed from earlier is the timing of when the squall line moves through Elmore County. (See graphics below)
According to the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office in Birmingham, there is a limited severe weather threat for tonight into tomorrow for Elmore County. Northwestern portions of the state are under a higher threat of severe weather at this time. Some adjustments have been made to the forecast since yesterday and still may be made with regards to the timing of the fronts moving through. Below you will find the Hazardous Weather Outlook published by the NWS early this morning along with a couple of graphics from the NWS WFO in Birmingham. We will continue to monitor the system and will send out an update later today or in the morning if significant changes are made in timing or severity. You may also keep up with the latest information posted at our website at www.elmorecoema.com , and also through Facebook and twitter at Elmore County EMA.
“THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.
.DAY ONE…THROUGH TONIGHT.
A FEW ISOLATED SUPERCELL STORMS COULD DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EARLY EVENING WITH A THREAT FOR STRONG WINDS, QUARTER SIZE HAIL, AND PERHAPS A TORNADO GENERALLY NORTH AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 59.
A GREATER THREAT FOR SUPERCELLS AND TORNADOES IS EXPECTED TO EVOLVE AFTER 7 PM ACROSS THE NORTHWEST. A COUPLE OF SIGNIFICANT TORNADOES CANNOT BE RULED OUT ACROSS LAMAR, MARION, FAYETTE AND WINSTON COUNTIES THROUGH MIDNIGHT.
AFTER MIDNIGHT, THE THREAT SHOULD TRANSITION INTO A LINE OF STORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS AND FEW BRIEF TORNADOES AS FAR EAST AS A LINE FROM MONTGOMERY TO WEDOWEE THROUGH 6 AM WEDNESDAY.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
A LOW-END THREAT FOR DAMAGING WINDS AND BRIEF TORNADOES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY EAST OF A LINE FROM MONTGOMERY TO WEDOWEE.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MAY BE NEEDED LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY.”