Severe Weather Outbreak Ahead


A severe weather outbreak appears likely tomorrow and Saturday in the Southern U.S. as a strong system works its way across the country.

There is an Enhanced Risk in place for south central parts of the country tomorrow. This includes Dallas, Waco, Austin, and Houston in Texas and and Shreveport and Alexandria in Louisiana. Much of southern Arkansas is also included in this risk area.


Friday, January 10 Severe Weather Outlook

All modes of severe weather will be possible in these spots from tomorrow afternoon into the overnight hours.

Thunderstorms are expected to develop near or along a cold front swinging through the region. Convection is expected to quickly become linear. The QLCS is expected to race across Texas through the evening and then cross into the Arkansas/Louisiana areas overnight.

Here’s a look at what one model suggests radar will show overnight Friday. Image via RadarOmega.


NAM 3K Composite Radar Overnight Friday

Saturday’s Enhanced Risk area moves eastward. This includes New Orleans, LA, Jacksonville, MS, and Mobile, Birmingham and Dothan in Alabama.


Saturday, January 11 Severe Weather Outlook

Saturday’s primary severe weather threats will be damaging wind gusts and tornadoes (some possibly strong).

There will be an overnight severe weather threat with this system. Please have a way to receive severe weather warnings while you are sleeping!

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