South of I-80, there is a chance for damaging winds, as well as a low threat for tornadoes to develop.
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A few of the storms we are expecting with tonights front could be strong to severe.
Greene County Emergency Management Agency Director Trent Robertson is warning area residents of the potential for severe weather over the next 24-36 hours.
Damaging straight line winds and a few tornadoes will be the main threat.
A flash flood watch has been issued for southeast Louisiana, according to the National Weather Service. The Weather Prediction Center has about an inch of rain falling through Wednesday.
Tuesday we will have more clouds compared to sunshine along with some lingering showers. It’s part of the Wisconsin Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness week. There are better odds of seeing some storms along the Coastal Plain when the cold front arrives there during the early morning on Saturday. If you take a peek at radar, things may not look all that bad early on Saturday.
Already, areas such as Rapid City, South Dakota, and Great Falls, Montana, have seen an estimated 10 inches pile up.
Once the severe storm threat is over we’ll still have to contend with a flooding threat. A line of strong to severe storms will enter west Alabama around 2-3 p.m., reaching Tuscaloosa around 4-5, Birmingham 6-7, and then on into east Alabama, reaching Anniston/Gadsden by 9.
Late Friday night and early Saturday morning, potentially risky weather is expected to move into Northeast Mississippi.
Managers at Kauffman Stadium say they are prepared in case severe weather strikes during the Royals’ Friday night matchup with the Angels. That will make it feel a bit warmer this afternoon, even though highs will be a couple degrees higher than yesterday.
By late Saturday afternoon rain will change over to a rain/snow mix and eventually snow over central and southern Iowa. A concert by the rock bands Styx and REO Speedwagon that was set for Saturday night at The Wharf Amphitheater in Orange Beach is being delayed until Monday.