Strong-to-severe storms likely today

by Marta Holmes March 28, 2017, 0:47
Strong-to-severe storms likely today

The primary risk will be hail in our area but it's possible a few storms could produce wind damage and even a brief tornado.

Large hail and strong winds hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma as a storm system rolled through the Southern Plains. A low tornado threat can not be ruled as well in some of the stronger clusters of storms.

This is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa.

Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible Monday, especially over Southwest Arkansas, North Louisiana, and Deep East Texas, ahead of a cold front that will slowly push southeast into the region.

The storm system that moved through last Friday and the storm system that is expected on Wednesday are very similar in nature.

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Storms are expected to impact central Alabama from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m., according to the weather service in Birmingham.

The week will begin with a series of severe weather events starting today and lasting through Wednesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northwest Cullman County.

Another round of possibly severe storms is anticipated on Thursday for a large part of Alabama. A tornado or two is not out of the question, the weather service said.


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