01/02 – Rob’s “Severe Risk” Thursday Morning Forecast

Today, there is a “Slight Risk” for severe weather across South Mississippi, according to the Storm Prediction Center. A “Slight Risk,” is threat level 2 out of 5 on their scale for severe weather outlooks.

Showers and a few thunderstorms have already formed across much of the WXXV viewing area, and rain activity can be expected on and off throughout the day and evening.

Tonight, a line of thunderstorms is expected to move across South Mississippi ahead of an approaching cold front. Strong to severe storms will be possible within and ahead of the main line. The main threats will be gusty winds and isolated tornadoes.

Residents across South Mississippi should have multiple ways to receive weather alerts should one be issued.

Rainfall through the next 24 to 36 hour period is expected to be around 2-4 inches. After this storm system sweeps through the area Friday night, high pressure will builds in, bringing us sunny skies with cooler, less humid air for the weekend.

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