Tonight's Two Rounds of Storms
Updated discussion… We encourage you to "share" this with your friends/family.Thunderstorms, many which will be strong to severe, are likely throughout the overnight hours.Timing: two rounds. Round one, developing/ongoing in the Mississippi Delta. Round two, arriving after 1 AM.
Impacts: strong wind gusts in excess of 70 mph and possibly isolated tornadoes.
Round one discussion: thunderstorms near the Mississippi River are struggling to strengthen. Still, these thunderstorms will likely prompt a new tornado watch box with in the next hour or so. These thunderstorms are lacking sufficient low – level moisture to become a widespread tornado producers, but isolated tornadoes are still possible. These will move through locations, especially west of the Natchez Trace, through midnight.
Round two discussion: a well advertised line of thunderstorms will move out of Arkansas and Louisiana, and cross into the WTVA viewing area after 1 AM. As we have stated before, the primary risk from these thunderstorms will be strong straight-line wind gusts, some in excess of 70 mph. the latest StormTracker indicates that some of these thunderstorms will show signs of rotation and possibly try to produce tornadoes. These storms will move from west to east across the WTVA viewing area, effecting most locations. Not all of these thunderstorms will produce severe weather, but some will cause wind damage.
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