Windy Ahead of the Storms; Severe Risk Low

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The worst weather of this thunderstorm event is already ongoing for most of us. Wind gusts over 40 MPH are blasting through the Tennessee Valley, and that’s going to be enough to rearrange your patio furniture, trash can placement, and even remove some tree branches.

10 PM Winds/Gusts:

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The storms themselves are not severe. In fact, calling them “storms” might even be a misnomer. There is very little lightning associated with the storms in North Mississippi, but the wind will be howling ahead of them. Here’s a look from the Columbus NEXRAD at 10:40 PM. Times are approximate on this storm track – AND – there will be even further decay of the convective (storm) complex:

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We’re here watching it, but there is less and less to worry about with every passing hour. Keep your NOAA weather radio on, and you can keep up-to-date with some of our offered/recommended resources:

WHNT.com’s Maps & Radar Page
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Baron Saf-T-Net

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