Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

According to the NWS, showers and thunderstorms are possible Friday late afternoon through the weekend.

The University of Alabama has issued a warning for the potential for severe weather this evening in an email sent out to students, faculty and staff at 6:19 p.m. today. Friday morning a layer of warm air loft may be present and should keep thunderstorm activity either away from most of our area.

As a result, the Storm Prediction Center has all of OH under a marginal risk for the storms reaching severe strength.

Parts of Mid-Missouri is under a slight risk for severe weather with isolated large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes being our main threat. Look for the south wind to continue Tuesday night and Wednesday as the next in a series of disturbances approaches our area.

There is still a chance a few storms could become severe.

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman says the storm system could produce multiple rounds of severe weather on Friday and Saturday.

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Meanwhile on Saturday afternoon, the storm surge will shift towards the areas of Arkansas, Northern Louisiana and Mississippi.

Highs throughout the weekend will be in the lower to mid 80s with lows in the 50s and 60s.

A weakening band of showers and thunderstorms will roll through the area near or just before sunrise.

The National Weather Service (NWS) held their first storm spotter training session Wednesday evening at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Flash flooding along with damaging winds and a few pockets of rotation will be possible. Conditions will be mostly cloudy with a high near 75. Expect a south breeze today between 10 and 20 miles per hour.

As with any weather pattern, we'll see if this one sticks around through the height of severe weather season or if it returns to a calmer weather.

Heavy rain is possible on Saturday, which could lead to flooding concerns.

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