Heavy rain and severe weather threat Thursday

Lester Mason
March 29, 2018

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has portions of the WAFB region under a slight risk for severe weather Thursday, with the greatest threat likely from the mid-morning into the early to mid afternoon.

Avoid traveling during periods of heavy rain.

Clean out your garage and yard: Take steps to reduce risks of damage to your property like having a spot for your auto during a hail storm and removing dying tree limbs and outside furniture that can go airborne during a wind storm.

► RELATED | Understanding Severe Weather: What's Moderate Risk, What's High Risk? A line of storms will push across central and south Alabama, potentially producing strong straight line winds and possibly a few tornadoes.

High temperatures on Thursday are expected to be in the low to mid-70s ahead of the possible storms. So make sure you're weather aware and connected no matter where you are. The WSFA Weather App is a way to accomplish that. We're now monitoring an extensive line of strong storms marching east across the lower Mississippi Valley.

You can always find extra forecast details, a more in-depth look at the time line, or a scientific explanation about the setup on Nick's Blog. If you don't, maybe you want to get one! There are a lot of extra details and meteorological information to learn about on his blog. "We'll also be watching for the potential of steady pouring rains". It's FREE for Android and Apple devices, and it will will keep you informed while you're "on the go".

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