Severe weather forecasted for today, Sunday
Published 9:26 am Saturday, June 17, 2023
Special to the Advance
Several additional rounds of severe storms and heavy rainfall are forecasted through the weekend for the area, according to the National Weather Service of Mobile’s 8 a.m. update.
The first will be this afternoon and evening. These storms will be capable of producing damaging winds, large hail and possibly a tornado.
The severe threat will also continue into Sunday. An initial round of severe storms is possible early Sunday morning with a second round possible Sunday afternoon through late Sunday night. Threats include damaging winds (60+ mph), large hail and possibly a tornado.
The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for the entire forecast area through Monday morning. Another 2-4 inches of rain is possible with locally higher totals where storms repeatedly move over the same locations.
Additionally, a high risk of rip currents continues for the coastal Alabama and northwest Florida beaches today.