ACTIVE WEATHER AHEAD: Quite energetic weather is developing west of the state, and we are going to possess the double menace of heavy rain and flash flood tomorrow, tomorrow night, into Friday, while we’re enjoying a quiet, warm day.
THE SET UP: A deep surface low will go having a slow moving tomorrow, toward the Great Lakes, trailing down col front. A deep upper trough will give you support that is dynamic. Tomorrow day, as we anticipate if we get a noon break in the rain, uncertainty values will climb instantly, and using a strengthening low level jet tomorrow night in addition to steep lapse rates, ingredients are going to be in place for intense thunderstorms.
FLASH FLOOD WATCH: Flash flood watches cover much of Alabama tomorrow night, for tomorrow, and into Friday.
Rain quantities of 2-3 inches are actually anticipated, with isolated totals to FOUR inches.
SEVERE WEATHER DANGER: The very first batch of rain and thunderstorms will move into West Alabama early tomorrow morning, in the 3 to 6 a.m. time frame. Ordered severe weather does not seem particularly likely while powerful thunderstorms are surely not impossible. However, the rain may be significant. Afterward, we anticipate a lull in the rain throughout the noon hours, along with the sun may pop out in places, shoving at temperatures well. Dew points will surge up to the upper 60s, making for an extremely unstable feeling.
Powerful, potentially intense thunderstorms could fire through the day heat, chiefly after 3:00. However, the primary dynamic support for serious weather holds off until tomorrow night. Actually, it could be after 10:00 p.m. for some areas before the chief severe weather risk materializes.
We’ll open up a 12 hour target window for severe weather from 4:00 p.m. tomorrow until 4:00 a.m. Friday.
All ways of intense weather will probably not be impossible, including thunderstorms with damaging straight line winds, large hail, and several twisters. Maximum tornado danger will come over West Alabama in the “increased hazard”, but a few are potential in different parts of the state at the same time.
FRIDAY: The threat of severe thunderstorms will shove down to the southern half of the state throughout the day Friday a “minimal risk” that is the conventional hazard, continues to be defined by SPC. Principal threats Friday for South Alabama will be hail and straight line winds.
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THE ALABAMA WEEKEND: Anticipate sun in full force Saturday and Sunday with chilly nights and agreeable days; we drop in the 38-43 degree range with possibility for dispersed light freeze across the colder valleys. Highs will likely be in the 60s.
NEXT WEEK: The weather seems not normally wet all the way with nice days and cool nights view the Weather Extreme video for images, maps, and much more details.
IN THE SEASHORE: Occasional showers and thunderstorms are probably on the coast from Panama City Beach over to Friday and Gulf Shores tomorrow, but dry atmosphere returns for the weekend. Observe a Gulf Coast prediction that is very in-depth here.
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