As another round of energy spills into the south late Sunday, the risk of severe weather will do so as well. The storm will gradually shift east into Monday morning, becoming more organized, producing a larger threat of severe storms. The areas shaded in yellow have been added for a Slight risk of severe storms through the day. Cities like Baton Rouge, Jackson, Greenville and Birmingham will have the best chances of strong to severe storms developing.
Here is the expected timing of the line of thunderstorms during the early afternoon hours on Monday as the frontal boundary moves into the area. The largest threats will likely be damaging wind gusts and small hail under the strongest storms.
The area remains active into the evening hours as the frontal boundary slowly shifts east.
As the frontal boundary draws in moisture from the Gulf of Mexico, moderate levels of instability will help destabilize the atmosphere, giving way to the stronger storm potential.
As moisture streams into the area from the Gulf of Mexico, dew points will remain high, which will continue to fuel showers and thunderstorms throughout the day and into the evening.