Alabama Skies: Severe threat added with incoming storm system
Published 1:30 am Thursday, March 16, 2023
The forecast has changed some since yesterday and the National Weather Service is now expecting the possibility of a few severe storms with the approaching cold front.
Today is going to be a nice day across the state, but some areas will begin getting some rain and a few isolated rumbles of thunder tonight. The severe threat isn’t until Friday.
According to the forecast, much of Alabama will be under a Level 1 risk Friday afternoon. The main threat will be a few severe thunderstorms with a couple tornadoes possible. Strong wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour are also possible.
A Level 2 risk has been added for the southern part of the state from just south of a line from Grove Hill to Andalusia to the Gulf Coast. This risk area is from late Friday morning through the afternoon and includes damaging winds and tornadoes.
Sunny with a high of 66. Showers tonight with a low of 52.
Sunny with a high of 70. Shower and a few thunderstorms tonight with a low of 59.
Frost early, then sunny with a high of 74. A few isolated showers tonight with a low of 59.
Sunny with a high of 72. Mostly cloudy tonight with a low near 62.