The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Jefferson County, but most of the severe weather concerns for Trussville, Clay and Pinson appear to be later tonight, after 10 pm. There should be plenty of rain throughout the day and afternoon, however.
Our local area should be pretty wet for most of today and tonight.
Today Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 64. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Tonight Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 57. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Monday Showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a slight chance of showers. High near 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
The hazardous weather alert indicates two impulses of energy that could produce hazardous weather crossing the state with the first focused on southwest Alabama after 3 pm.
The second impulse of energy, and the one most likely to effect our local area, will form along and south of the I-59 corridor after 10 pm
. The main concern will be straight line winds, a tornado threat and potential for flash flooding.
The Tribune will monitor these conditions and report updates as needed.