An Update On Today’s Severe Weather Potential

A risk of severe weather still exists today, mainly this afternoon and evening, however, some uncertainty has begun to take place over the past several hours, and quite honestly – we’re not gonna know what happens until the day starts progressing, making this a conditional severe weather threat.

Alabama Day 1 Outlook

The Storm Prediction Center’s Outlook puts a large portion of our Zones in the Enhanced (Level 3/5) risk. The atmosphere is absolutely primed for supercell development, including rotating supercells. The limiting factor that is in place is a CAP that will prevent storms from reaching that point. Basically, it’s like if you shake a soda can without opening the lid. Once that lid pops after you shake it, it goes out of control, but keep the lid on and the soda behaves.

Morning Discussion from NWS Huntsville