CODE RED WEATHER: Tracking Thursday Thunderstorms

(image: WPMI) CODE RED WEATHER: Tracking Thursday Thunderstorms

Tornado Watch Until 1 PM

Thunderstorms are a near definite today and some will be severe.

The Storm Prediction Center has our area under a level 2 risk (0-5 scale) for the possibility of damaging wind, large hail, and isolated tornadoes.

Heavy rain is also a concern, but the quick duration of the event should keep rainfall amounts under two inches in most locations. However, when the rain does fall it will be intense and that will impact travel on area roads.

Expect the line of storms to move through coastal Mississippi between 7-9 am, across Mobile and Baldwin counties between 8 am and 11am, and through NW Florida between 10 am and 2 pm.

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Fall returns on Friday and hangs around through the weekend. Clear and cool nights in the 40s and 50s will be replaced by mainly sunny and mild days in the 60s and 70s.

The Tropics:

Hurricane Oscar is now classified as a post-tropical cyclone. It's moving through the north-central Atlantic Ocean.

This storm is still far from land and the forecast track keeps it away from land until it dissipates across the north Atlantic by the end of the week.