3/29 – Rob’s “Cold Front” Afternoon Forecast

A s a cold front moves closer to the area, a good bit of thunderstorm activity continues to develop. A few of these will have enough support to become strong or even severe with the major concerns being damaging winds, hail, and the small probability of a tornado. The threat levels should follow the order of these variables and SPC has the majority of the area with a slight risk of severe thunderstorms today.

Thunderstorms today will also have heavy rainfall accompany them with rain rates of 1 to 2″ per hour. Total rainfall should be from 1 to 3″. There is a possibility that the majority of this total rainfall could be observed over a few locations. This would cause temporary flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas with a slight risk of excessive rainfall for today.

Coastal flood advisory will remain through 7 pm today. Once winds ease and turn to a more northwesterly direction, water levels will drop. High pressure will settle over the area through the weekend and a new cold front looks to affect the area by mid next week.

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