Severe Storms Possible on Mother’s Day Afternoon, Evening
2021 has been a very active severe weather season for Alabama. We are not done yet. There is the potential for severe storms on Mother’s Day afternoon and evening. Please stay weather aware and check back often for updates as we are monitoring this system.
The National Weather Service Birmingham notes that we have “another chance for severe storms coming up Sunday afternoon thru Sunday night, especially for northwest counties. Damaging winds and maybe some hail are the main hazards currently. “
What you need to know:
According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, this will be “generally along and north/west of the I-59 corridor.
As of right now, the expected timeline is on Sunday, May 9, 2021, between 4 pm to 11 pm.
There are two main threat levels with slight and marginal risks:
Slight Risk Area – (especially in the North West counties)
Damaging winds up to 60 miles per hour
Quarter Size Hail
Marginal Risk Area
Isolated damaging winds up to 60 miles per hour
This line of storms could range from strong to marginally severe. Once it enters our coverage areas late Sunday afternoon, it will move southeastward and is projected to weaken below severe limits Sunday night.
I always highly encourage you to stay weather aware as weather information changes as conditions change as storms develop ahead of their entrance to Alabama.
(Source) For more from the National Weather Service Birmingham, click here.
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