Stay alert! Rain likely, few strong-to-severe storms possible through Thursday afternoon
The more rain and the cooler we are, the lesser the chance for severe storms will be. Any breaks in the rain or any breaks of sun will lead to a higher severe weather potential through Thursday afternoon. TimingShowers will likely continue off and on throughout the morning as a warm front slowly lifts north. Once that happens, any warm air (temps 60° or higher) will fuel the development of storms especially east of the Parkway. AdFutureTracker - Thursday eveningImpactsWhile we don’t expect a severe weather outbreak, any thunderstorm that does form could wind up producing damaging wind gusts and/or rotation.
Potential for severe storms increasing for parts of the area Thursday
A storm system that will produce a severe weather outbreak in the Plains will drift eastward, giving us the increased potential for severe weather Thursday afternoon and evening. The greater chance of severe thunderstorms will be in Southside, but all of us need to be on alert. TimingWhatever we see in the morning Thursday will just be plain rain (nothing severe about it). Storm threats - Thursday, 3/18/2021What To DoWhile severe weather may not occur in every neighborhood of the 10 News viewing area, you need to have multiple ways to get warnings. - Lastly, call or text loved ones to make them aware of the potential for severe thunderstorms.
Deep South severe weather outbreak means rain, possible storms here Thursday
We’re dry most of the day, but the weather will turn dangerous in parts of the Deep South and Tennessee River Valley. Numerous severe thunderstorms are expected there with a very potent storm system emerging from the Rockies. Severe weather outlook for St. Patrick's DayAs that storm system moves eastward, it will at least give us rounds of heavy rain Thursday. AdSevere weather ingredients for Thursday, 3/18/2021If there’s any severe storm potential, it appears as though it will be closer to Southside early in the afternoon Thursday. Regardless of severe weather potential, it looks like most of the area could see an inch or more of rain Thursday.
Summers back! Heat, humidity precede the chance for a few stronger storms Wednesday
Your Local ForecastA front to our west will trigger some storms that will then move east into the area after about 1 or 2 p.m. Our heat, humidity and enough wind energy above us will allow for the possibility of localized wind damage in any storm that forms. Things will feel a lot more comfortable out there, which is great for outdoor Labor Day weekend plans. Labor Day weekend 2020 forecastWell just have to watch for a few late day storms on Labor Day as another front gets closer to the region. Chances of more tropical development over the next 5 daysIf these two storms get names, theyd be Paulette and Rene.
PHOTO GALLERY: Multi-day stretch of severe weather in our area
ROANOKE, Va. – Strong-to-severe thunderstorms in recent days have brought everything from wind damage to hail, but also produced some interesting cloud structures and rainbows. Thank you all for sending in your pictures. Full Screen 1 / 36 Laura Tucker - Salem