January 18, 2021

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While Isolated Damaging Wind Gusts Are Possible, Severe Watch Not Likely to Be Issued Tonight : The Alabama Weather Blog

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An isolated damaging-wind threat is possible with a line of storms quickly moving through the discussion area.

The latest radar mosaic/objective analyses indicate a relatively narrow band of strongly forced convection near/just east of the I-55 corridor in Mississippi. These storms were aided by strong forcing aloft associated with an advancing mid-level wave near the ArkLaTex and marginally unstable near-surface parcels. Strong wind fields/shear and downward momentum processes may foster a few damaging wind gusts with this line as it sweeps quickly east-northeastward across the discussion area over the next few hours. A brief uptick in intensity is possible if slightly more buoyant area (characterized by mid 60s F dewpoints currently across southeastern Mississippi/southern Alabama) can migrate northward and interact with the line. A WW issuance is not anticipated due to the isolated nature of the threat.

Category: Alabama’s Weather, ALL POSTS, Severe Weather

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Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.

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