Radar Check 10pm #alwx @wvua23

Radar

At 10pm, we continue with a tornado watch for areas along and west of I-65 until 4am, but radar trends have been promising so far. At the moment, all storms are well below severe levels. Given we’re under a tornado watch and have an extremely unstable environment in place, we want you to remain weather alert over the next several hours incase a severe storm develops and moves over your area.

At 10pm, then main axis of showers and storms was located in areas near Aliceville to Fayette to Haleyville. The best chance of anything becoming severe tonight will be along and ahead of that line, but it sure looks like the best chance of severe storms will be acorss northern Alabama, with more of an isolated risk for the rest of central and west Alabama tonight.

We’ll be here watching this incase anything becomes severe overnight, but so far, so good. If we go under a tornado warning, join us live on WVUA23 for non-stop weather coverage.

Join us live on WVUA23 weekdays at 5, 6 and 10:00 P.M. and weekends at 10PM for the very latest on your news, weather and sports.

Richard Scott
WVUA Chief Meteorologist
rscott@wvua23.com
Twitter: RichardWVUA23
Facebook: WVUA23RichardScott

Advertisements

Tornado Watch for West Central Alabama…expires 4a.m.

Watch.JPG

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA
EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI

* EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 815 PM
UNTIL 400 AM CST.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1 INCH IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

SUMMARY…A FEW STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ALONG A BAND ACROSS
CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI AND SPREAD NORTHEASTWARD INTO WEST CENTRAL
ALABAMA OVERNIGHT. THE STORM ENVIRONMENT WILL REMAIN FAVORABLE FOR
SUPERCELLS WITH THE RISK FOR A COUPLE OF TORNADOES…ISOLATED
DAMAGING WINDS…AND SOME HAIL.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 75 MILES NORTHEAST OF COLUMBUS
MISSISSIPPI TO 35 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF MERIDIAN MISSISSIPPI.
FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER…A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

Reginald Roakes

WVUA 23 News

Radar Check 6pm Wed… So Far So Good Here… #alwx @wvua23

Radar

At 6pm, so far, so good. We haven’t had any severe weather issues in our coverage area. There is a tornado watch for areas roughly south of I-20 until 8pm, but the afternoon complex of storms has not produced tornadoes in that portion of central Alabama just yet. At 6pm, radar trends are good across most of our area, but we want you to remain weather alert through tonight, as there is a risk of severe storms overnight.

We’ll have more storms arrive tonight, and those stand the risk of producing damaging winds, hail and a few tornadoes. The highest severe weather risk will remain over northwest Alabama through tonight, but all of central Alabama is in a threat. The risk is a bit more limited the further southeast you live, towards Montgomery. Remain alert through early tomorrow morning. Have a way to get severe weather alerts incase a severe storm moves over your area overnight. If we get a tornado warning, we will be on TV non-stop on WVUA23. We’re fully staffed tonight in order to bring you the best information as possible.

Join us live on WVUA23 weekdays at 5, 6 and 10:00 P.M. and weekends at 10PM for the very latest on your news, weather and sports.

Richard Scott
WVUA Chief Meteorologist
rscott@wvua23.com
Twitter: RichardWVUA23
Facebook: WVUA23RichardScott

Radar Check: 4pm

Radar.JPG

Strong storms tracking to the south of I-20, leaving Marengo county, clipping Hale county, it has now moved into Perry County. These storms will continue to trek northeast, producing heavy rain and gusty winds. This currently isn’t a severe storm, but we will monitor it as it moves through the DMA.

Further southwest, storms are lining up in South Mississippi which could move into Central Alabama this evening, bringing severe weather including damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes along with it. The severe weather will pick up in intensity about 6pm, with the threat continuing through the night.

Stay tuned here and we will keep you posted.

Join us live on WVUA 23 weekdays at 5, 6 and 10:00 P.M. and weekends at 10 P.M. for the very latest on your news, weather and sports.

Peter Crank
WVUA Staff Meteorologist
pcrank@wvua23.com
Twitter: crankyweather

Tornado Watch for Southern Central Alabama…2:30 p.m. Until 8p.m.

Warnings_1057.JPG

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WATCH IN
EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN ALABAMA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 12 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL ALABAMA:

AUTAUGA               BIBB                  CHILTON              
DALLAS                ELMORE                LOWNDES              
MONTGOMERY            PERRY                 

IN WEST CENTRAL ALABAMA:

GREENE                HALE                  MARENGO              
SUMTER      

Reginald Roakes
WVUA 23 News

Radar Update — 1:20pm

Radar.JPG

Radar update for the early afternoon. Things are calm around much of central Alabama. Some showers with embedded thunderstorms in them for our eastern counties; however these are not severe.

We are continuing to watch the trends to our south and west. Storms that develop south of Demopolis, into Mississippi and even Louisiana could become severe supercells that track into our neck of the woods this afternoon and evening. Stay informed, and don’t assume that because it isn’t pouring at your house that you are safe from severe weather.

SevereWx.JPG

The threat for severe weather will ramp up as we head toward sunset. Storms will begin to trek across Alabama this evening and some of these could be severe with the potential for producing tornadoes, large hail, and damaging winds.

Timing for these storms will be from early evening through the night. This will not be a one and done type of severe weather. If a severe storm tracks across your county, that doesn’t mean you are in the clear for the rest of the night. By dawn tomorrow, the threat should decrease and MOST storms after that point will be below severe limits.

Send us your weather pictures! Send them to pcrank@wvua23.com. Also, look us up on Facebook and Twitter. Like my weather page on Facebook by searching WVUA 23 Peter Crank. You can find me on Twitter by searching Peter Crank or @crankyweather. Another great way to get weather updates!

Join us live on WVUA 23 weekdays at 5, 6 and 10:00 P.M. and weekends at 10 P.M. for the very latest on your news, weather and sports.

Peter Crank
WVUA Staff Meteorologist
pcrank@wvua23.com
Twitter: crankyweather

Noon Severe Weather Update — 12:20pm

image_full4.png

Noon Weather Update: Isolated thunderstorms this afternoon, especially for areas south of I-20. These could become severe storms this afternoon; HOWEVER, the greater risk begins around 6PM for Central Alabama. There is a significant risk of severe storms that include strong and long track tornado threats, in addition to straight-line winds up to 70mph and large hail.

We are watching for storms to begin to spark to our west in Louisiana and Mississippi. Those storms could become supercells that track into our neck of the woods this evening and overnight tonight.

Please, keep you and your loved ones updated on the weather situation. Check our blog, social media accounts, weather radio, and of course on WVUA 23 for the latest information about the impending severe weather.

Send us your weather pictures! Send them to pcrank@wvua23.com. Also, look us up on Facebook and Twitter. Like my weather page on Facebook by searching WVUA 23 Peter Crank. You can find me on Twitter by searching Peter Crank or @crankyweather. Another great way to get weather updates!

Join us live on WVUA 23 weekdays at 5, 6 and 10:00 P.M. and weekends at 10 P.M. for the very latest on your news, weather and sports.

Peter Crank
WVUA Staff Meteorologist
pcrank@wvua23.com
Twitter: crankyweather