Strong-to-severe storms likely today

A few storms may become severe mainly this afternoon and evening with damaging winds and large hail being the primary hazards.

Some of those storms could reach severe limits and contain damaging wind gusts and hail up to ping pong ball size. A low tornado threat is included in the mix, according to the National Weather Service.

Be ready for severe weather and stay safe!

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Each day focuses on a different topic, and today's is severe thunderstorms. A brief isolated tornado is possible as well. If your location gets put in a "severe thunderstorm warning", that means that severe weather is expected to be happening very soon. They said that could carry the threat for severe storms, but it is too far out to specify hazards.

Another round of possibly severe storms is anticipated on Thursday for a large part of Alabama. Forecasters say part of Middle Tennessee, west of I-65 and including Montgomery and Dickson counties, is under an enhanced risk level for severe weather.

The approaching storm is the first of two weather systems expected to sweep through northwest Alabama this afternoon and tonight.

  • Sidney Guerrero