We are closely monitoring the weather situation for today (Wednesday, May 25) and tomorrow (Thursday, May 26). The Storm Prediction Center has placed all 67 Alabama counties under a marginal risk which is a level 1 out of 5.

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The National Weather Service in Birmingham has pointed out the following information:

  • Intervals of showers and storms are expected through Thursday before we head back into a stretch of dry weather.
  •  A few storms could be severe today and Thursday.
  • Locally heavy rainfall could also result in a couple of instances of minor flooding

Wednesday Outlook

James Spann, ABC 33/40, and Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa Chief Meteorologist said that we can expect “occasional rain and a few strong thunderstorms.” Also, “rain could be heavy at times through tonight.”

National Weather Service in Birmingham Wednesday Notes

Where:

All of central Alabama

When:

1 pm to 9 pm

Threats:

Damaging winds up to 60 mph, hail up to quarter size, and localized flooding of low-lying and poor drainage areas may occur

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Thursday Outlook

Spann noted that “the unsettled pattern continues. Occasional showers and storms are likely tomorrow and tomorrow night, with potential for heavy rain at times.” Also, there is a “low-end tornado threat tomorrow as dynamic support will be unusually strong for late May. A large mass of morning rain will likely keep instability values in check, but just be weather aware during the day.”

National Weather Service in Birmingham Thursday Notes

Where:

All of central Alabama

When:

Morning through afternoon

Threats:

Damaging winds up to 60 mph, hail up to quarter size, a tornado, and localized flooding of low-lying and poor drainage areas may occur

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