04/22 – Brantly’s “Stormy Thursday” Forecast

The next 36 hours will deliver showers and thunderstorms to the area with some of these becoming strong to severe. The first of these looks to arrive after dark tonight and should be mainly reserved for the northern portion of the WXXV viewing area.

This line will begin to weaken as the night wears on while another line strengthens over the south shore of Louisiana. This line is expected to become a little more aggressive as it slowly moves offshore. Some of the area is under “Slight Risk” for severe weather, which is threat level 2 out of 5, mainly be overnight tonight after midnight.

Thursday, much of the area under a “Slight Risk” or an “Enhanced Risk” (threat level 3 out of 5) of severe over the eastern quarter of the area as the line moves east. All modes of severe weather will be possible, including tornadoes, damaging wind gusts, hail, and flooding. Not every neighborhood will experience severe weather, but many will. Everyone should remain weather aware and have multiple ways to receive watches and warnings when they are issued.

Through the afternoon and evening Thursday, the severe threat looks to move offshore and become mainly a marine issue. By Friday, sunny skies will return to the Gulf Coast with lower humidity and high temperatures in the lower to mid 80s.

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