Alberto is currently moving north out of the region. As of 6:30 AM, 2.97″ of rain has been recorded since Midnight Tuesday in Draffenville. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until noon today. If you come to a flooded roadway, please turn around and find an alternate route.
The showers and storms should depart the region this morning. Mostly cloudy skies will gradually transition to partly cloudy skies this afternoon as highs warm into the low to mid 80s. A few storms may be possible overnight as lows remain mild and in the low 70s.
Severe Storms Thursday?
A small upper level disturbance will move into the region on Thursday. This will provide sufficient lift for a few thunderstorms to form in the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. The Storm Prediction Center has continued to place the region in a “Slight” risk (Level 2 out of 5) of severe weather.
Thursday afternoon highs will warm into the mid to upper 80s. The time frame for concern of storms will be from 4 to 8 PM. Damaging wind and hail will be the primary severe weather concerns.
A few storms may continue into the overnight, as well as a few showers. Lows will drop into the upper 70s once again.
A hot Friday is in store across the region. A strong upper level ridge will build into the region as highs approach 90°. A few pop-up afternoon thunderstorms will be possible on Friday.
That should wrap up this forecast. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful day!
-Meteorologist Jacob Wilkins