First Alert Forecast: Quick break before storms return Friday PM

ALERT DAY issued as severe weather is possible once again...

First Alert Forecast: Quick break before storms return Friday PM
Quiet, Warm Thursday Ahead of Widespread Storm Risk Late Friday into Saturday (Source: WLBT)

After a busy night of storms last night, we’re drying out across the region! A pleasant day is ahead of us as temperatures warm to the low 80s under mostly sunny skies. We’ll even remain dry through much of our Friday before our short-lived break from the storms comes to an end.

Friday is now an ALERT DAY as well as multiple clusters of storms look to move overhead tomorrow night. The time frame we’ll be watching for these starts after the PM commute and will carry through the overnight hours. We’ll need to make sure we charge up our devices and turn our alerts *ON* before starting evening plans or heading off to bed for this reason! Damaging wind gusts are the main concern tomorrow night, but tornadoes and hail will also be possible.

Fortunately, once we can get these storms to move through, most of our weekend will be dry! Just a few lingering showers are anticipated in our SE counties Saturday morning & afternoon. Temperatures will remain warm all weekend long and into the start of next week. Eventually, a cold front will be swinging through the area mid-week and that will bring us additional rain chances as we wrap up the 7-day forecast period.

Rachel's Thursday Afternoon Forecast

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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