Here is the updated storm timing for this evening into the overnight. Not too much has changed. There is a slight risk the line could be an hour slowly than previous model runs. All and all, gusty winds and an isolated tornado are possible later today. Here is the latest morning model break down. Here are our two in-house models.
Both models have heavy storms entering the Shoals around 7pm this evening and lasting through midnight across east Alabama. There is a chance a few storms could pop up ahead of the main line, but the hefty activity is still expected just after sunset through the overnight.
Here is a look at couple of products from the Storm Prediction Center. The main threat continues to be damaging winds. As you can see by the graphics below, there is a slight risk of a tornado. In this scenario, tornadoes are small, within the main line, and rain-wrapped. Typically those don’t do too much damage unlike the discrete supercells (all alone ahead of the main line) can do. Most of the time they are in the EF-0 to EF-1 category.
Bottom Line: Severe storms are possible including damage winds and an isolated tornado this evening through tonight. Have your NOAA Weather Radio plugged in and with fresh batteries. Download our apps to our tablet or mobile phone. Stay tuned to WHNT News 19 further updates. Here is the link to our apps.