>Above: Weather service’s YouTube video about what to expect the next few days.
Forecasters are tracking multiple disturbances that could impact our area today through Saturday. /frontal systems look to impact the area. Our area is listed as being a marginal risk today and Friday, and perhaps more so on Saturday. Each system could pack winds of 60 mph or higher, isolated tornadoes and heavy rain on top of all that was left by the March storms. Friday’s outlook also includes large hail as does Saturday’s.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible across the area today and tonight, mainly during the afternoon hours. A few storms could be strong with gusty winds, heavy rain and small hail the primary threats. An isolated severe storm is also possible, mainly over west-central and northwest Georgia. Additional periods of showers and thunderstorms can be expected Friday and Saturday. The risk for a few strong to severe storms will exist both days, with the threat of locally heavy rain, strong to damaging winds and hail. A brief tornado will also be possible, especially Saturday.
We’ll have continuing updates on Hometown Headlines throughout the storm threat.
This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. High near 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 48.