- Saturday morning - temperatures in the 70s with passing sprinkles and showers.
- Saturday afternoon - temperatures in the 80s with scattered showers and storms.
- Main threats in Alabama: Heavy downpours and lightning
- Motion: generally ENE
- Speed: around 20 mph
- A wide view of the radar as of 9:00AM shows many clusters of showers and storms.
- The heaviest activity is located across the panhandle of Texas.
- Simulated radar paints a scary picture across parts of the Midwest this afternoon.
- There's a moderate risk for severe storms in red: south Nebraska, west/central Kansas & west/central Oklahoma.
- There's a 15% risk for tornadoes (some strong & long-tracked), 45% risk for large hail and a 30% risk for damaging winds where you see red on the map below.
- As you can see, Alabama is not under a risk for severe storms, just generic and disorganized ones.
- Get use to daily chances for non-severe storms in Alabama at least until Tuesday.
- Model data continues to indicate a front arriving sometime on Tuesday which will lead to drier and more comfortable weather by Wednesday.
I totally recommend visiting my fan page: www.facebook.com/JillGilardiMeteorologist and watching my video on how to operate the Fox 6 weather app. It is very useful this time of year and you'll see why.
Have a great weekend!