Mom, daughter die in severe storm in Louisiana
- Author: Archie Newman Apr 03, 2017,
Apr 03, 2017, 2:17
The threat of severe thunderstorms will slide from eastern Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley.
A surface-low will move across Texas tomorrow morning into the afternoon hours.
Forecasters say showers and thunderstorms are likely tonight, with wind gusts of up to 25 miles per hour at times. While the tornado risk is low, a brief tornado can't be ruled out. No t-storms for MI, but showers are possible Sunday night into Monday. Right now, it looks like all modes of severe weather will be possible for this event as well.
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All of East Texas is in the SLIGHT RISK AREA and surrounding the MODERATE RISK area is the ENHANCED RISK area.
He made his comments during a news conference streaming live on KSLA.com and on the KSLA News 12 mobile apps.
The National Weather Service is urging motorists to travel with caution Friday, as heavy rain is causing possible flooding and hazards on the roadways. This will be possible in both the morning and afternoon. For North Alabama, the line of storms will enter the state around 4:30 to 5 p.m., progressing slowly eastward.
Sadly, we are going to have the play the "if" game with storms this go-around.
Waskom warns that if you must travel, be aware of the potential road issues due to the weather conditions. The biggest unknown is where will the strongest storms develop. After glorious Friday climate - temperatures in the 80s, clear skies and a delightfully enveloping mild breeze - that seemed custom-ordered by the chamber of commerce, strong thunderstorms are expected to return this weekend. You will find the signup link there.
"It could have been a lot worse, based on the meteorological set-up", Goudsward said.
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