Hail Breaks Windows in Oklahoma – More Severe Weather Ahead Today
Large hail on Thursday broke car windows in Oklahoma as severe weather pushed across the Plains. The last few days have been very active with severe weather reports stretching from the Front Range to the Middle Atlantic.
A slow moving system will push into the Southeast, bringing a risk for severe storms from South Carolina to Louisiana. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch extends into this afternoon along the Gulf Coast, including New Orleans, Mobile, and Pensacola.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of AL, FL, LA, MS until 4 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/1Wm4Y7pviV
— NWS Severe Tstorm (@NWSSevereTstorm) May 12, 2017
A low pressure center and cold front will be the main focus for severe thunderstorms into this evening. Large hail is the biggest threat, with a few strong winds gusts possible.
A cold front moving across the Northwest may create a few severe thunderstorms this afternoon. A marginal risk continues for Central Montana for isolated large hail and strong wind gusts.
Severe weather chances diminish this weekend, with a marginal risk in Georgia and Florida Saturday. A low pressure center moving into the Plains early next week will bring a severe weather risk to the region.
For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels