The hazard of dangerous serious storms able of producing tornadoes will continue to boost by Tuesday afternoon and dusk in a Gulf Coast states. NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has released a “Particularly Dangerous Situation” hurricane watch for portions of a Gulf Coast.
A Particularly Dangerous Situation hurricane watch is in outcome for portions of southeaster Louisiana, southern Mississippi, southwestern Alabama and a distant western Florida swindle until 10 p.m. CST. The watch includes New Orleans, Hattiesburg, Biloxi, Mobile and Pensacola.
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A hurricane watch has been posted for most of executive Mississippi, including Jackson and Meridian, until 10 p.m. CST.
A hurricane watch stays in outcome for portions of south-central Louisiana until 5 p.m. CST.
As of 2:30 p.m. CST, there have been during slightest 7 reports of tornadoes in southeast Louisiana, according to SPC. Damage has also been reported, that we can find sum on during a integrate below.
The TOR:CON (Tornado Conditions Index) for Tuesday and Tuesday night has been lifted to 8 out of 10 for tools of eastern Louisiana, southern Mississippi, southern Alabama and a western Florida panhandle, according to Dr. Greg Forbes of The Weather Channel. This means there is a 80 percent probability of a hurricane within 50 miles of any plcae in a specified areas. TOR:CON values as high as 6 out of 10 are posted for Wednesday in eastern and executive North Carolina and eastern Virginia.
In addition, SPC has released a assuage risk for tools of a Gulf Coast Tuesday and says that a integrate of clever tornadoes (EF2 or aloft rating) are possible. A assuage risk is a second top of 5 categories on SPC’s serious thunderstorm forecasts.
The hazard of tornadoes will continue good after dim Tuesday dusk and overnight. Severe storms and tornadoes will afterwards aim tools of a Southeast and mid-Atlantic states on Wednesday.
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If we live in or are roving by a South Tuesday, Tuesday night or Wednesday, be prepared for a probability of serious storms able of producing tornadoes. Be certain we have a approach to get a latest watch and warning information.
Below is a relapse of a latest serious continue outlook.
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Severe Weather Forecast
Threat Areas: Outbreak of serious thunderstorms and tornadoes starts from tools of southeastern Louisiana to central/southern Mississippi and southwest Alabama.
Main Threats: Tornadoes, deleterious breeze gusts and vast accost are all probable hazards. Heavy sleet could lead to some peep flooding. A integrate of clever tornadoes are possible.
Cities: Hattiesburg | Jackson, Mississippi | New Orleans
Threat Areas: Severe continue conflict will continue during a dusk and overnight hours from southeastern Louisiana and most of Mississippi into Alabama, south-central Tennessee, Georgia and a Florida panhandle.
Main Threats: Tornadoes, deleterious breeze gusts and vast accost are all probable hazards. Heavy sleet could lead to some peep flooding.
Cities: Columbus, Georgia | Mobile, Alabama | Montgomery, Alabama | Pensacola, Florida
Threat Areas: A line of serious thunderstorms will continue surging easterly forward of a advancing cold front opposite a Deep South from tools of Florida and Georgia to a Carolinas, eastern Virginia and portions of a mid-Atlantic.
Main Threats: Damaging thunderstorm winds would be a biggest threat, however, tornadoes are also a possibility, if instability is high enough, both within a shout line and in any particular thunderstorms forward of a line.
Cities: Jacksonville, Florida | Raleigh, North Carolina | Richmond, Virginia | Savannah, Georgia
In further to a probability for serious thunderstorms, complicated sleet is approaching from eastern Texas into a Ohio Valley by Wednesday and some flooding is probable as well. Widespread rainfall adult to dual inches might also widespread adult a East seashore into a Northeast, with locally aloft amounts possible.
The National Weather Service has released inundate watches from executive Alabama to northern Georgia and western Virginia.
The 2016 Severe Season So Far
Severe thunderstorm activity, including tornadoes, has been off to a quicker start in 2016 than what we had seen over a before dual years.
The month of Feb has already witnessed dual hurricane outbreaks opposite a Gulf Coast states, bringing a rough hurricane count for a year to during slightest 74. This is indeed nearby or somewhat next a 2005-15 normal about only over 80 tornadoes by mid-February.
Florida has seen some-more than a satisfactory share of tornadoes so distant in 2016. This includes a comparatively singular EF3 hurricane that ripped by a Florida swindle on Feb. 15. That was a initial EF3 or stronger hurricane to strike a area given Apr 19, 1988, according to a Severe Weather Institute during a University of Alabama-Huntsville.
There have also been mixed other deleterious tornadoes to a south and easterly opposite a Florida peninsula given January.
The ongoing El Niño might be an cause in a assault of serious continue opposite a Sunshine State. The National Weather Service has pronounced that El Niño creates auspicious conditions for winter tornadoes in Florida.
SEE ALSO: El Niño Means More Florida Tornadoes?
El Niño has been gradually weakening, though it is formidable to assume how this might change a open serious continue deteriorate with most certainty.
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