Saturday's Outlook: What To Expect From The Severe Weather Threat

Posted April 16, 2018

As high pressure to our south moves offshore Tuesday, temperatures will warm with above normal temperatures expected Wednesday and Thursday. Lows around 62. Highs around 78. Starting Sunday, temperatures will push well into the 50s, and perhaps a 60° high is possible.

A powerful weekend cold front will bring lots of rain, the risk of a few severe storms, and an abrupt end to our current warming trend!

Impacts: A severe storm is possible at any point Saturday, but the risk of severe weather looks to be highest after 12PM.

A line of thunderstorms will move in to western Southwest Georgia Sunday morning, continuing to move east throughout the morning into the afternoon.

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Unfortunately, we have another shot of cold air and even more snow chances by early Monday morning.

And he's asking the public to keep an eye out for any flooding that may occur should you be driving in a storm.

Columbia and Charleston have a slight chance of severe weather, but Greenville and other upstate counties have only a marginal chance of experiencing it.

We will continue to update this story as the forecast changes.

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Remain in place of shelter until you are notified that the hazard has passed. "As of Saturday evening, 1.07" of rain has fallen in Lubbock at the airport in 2018. Northerly wind 10-20 miles per hour in the evening. Lows around 68. Wind S 10-20 miles per hour.

In Phoenix, look for mostly sunny skies with a high of 91 Sunday. Northwesterly wind in the morning will shift to the southwest in the afternoon 5-10 miles per hour. Southerly wind 5-10 miles per hour. Highs today will top out in the low 80s inland to the mid 70s along the coast.

It will be VERY breezy; winds of 15-25 miles per hour with higher gusts will be capable of knocking down weakened tree limbs.

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