Severe Storms to Sweep Across the South

A band of severe storms will develop across the South Saturday midday and afternoon. During the first few hours of the event, a tornado threat will exists until the storms form into a squall line that will produce mainly wind damage.

The radar depiction for Noon EST shows the storms during the phase when a tornado threat may occur. Later in the afternoon, the threat turns into a wind damage threat across Mississippi and Louisiana. Heavy rains will also cause additional flooding into areas already hit by flooding Thursday and Friday.

NAM 3km Radar Depiction
NAM 3km Radar Depiction


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