Heat And Strong Thunderstorms Across The Region

Our active summertime pattern will continue, with rounds of strong to severe storms expected each day through Tuesday.  A more organized severe weather risk is possible on Monday. Extreme heat will also be a concern today and once again on Monday before storms arrive.


Changes from previous forecast:

  • A Slight Risk of severe storms has been added for today across northern counties of Central Alabama.
  • The Slight Risk for Monday has been expanded to include much of Central Alabama.
  • An Excessive Heat Warning has been issued for southern and southwest counties, where the heat index could rise above 110° this afternoon.




Severe Today:

  • Where:  All of Central Alabama, best chances north within the Slight Risk area
  • When:  1pm through 9pm
  • Threats: Damaging straight-line winds and quarter size hail

Heat Today:

  • Where:  Most of Central Alabama
  • When:  Through 9pm tonight
  • Impacts:  Heat index values are expected to range from 105° to over 110° this afternoon, with highest values expected across southern and southwest counties. Exposure to those conditions for a prolonged period of time may cause heat related illnesses.

Severe Monday:

  • Where:  All of Central Alabama
  • When: 1pm through 10pm
  • Threats: Damaging straight-line winds and quarter size hail

Severe Tuesday:

  • Where:  Southern half of Central Alabama
  • When:  1pm through 9pm
  • Threats:  Damaging straight-line winds up to 60mph
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