Severe weather coming Tuesday

Published 12:57 pm Monday, February 1, 2016

Get your rain jacket out as severe weather is expected to hit the Atmore area Tuesday night.

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for southwest Alabama and northwest Florida earlier today.

Showers and thunderstorms will be prevalent in the area tomorrow afternoon going into Wednesday.

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There will be a potential for some storms to become severe late tomorrow afternoon through early Wednesday.

The rain chance tomorrow increases from 20-50 percent during the day. The percentage chance of severe thunderstorms then showers, goes from 70-90 percent tomorrow night, according to the NWS.

On Wednesday, the chance of precipitation is at 50 percent.