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Severe Set Up Early Next Week

14 Dec 2019, 11:55 am

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.

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Greg earned his B.S. in meteorology with a minor in mathematics from Metropolitan State University of Denver in May of 2011. His first on air job was in West Texas at KWES doing weekend weather, then was hired as chief meteorologist for KREX in western Colorado in late 2012. He remained there for six years until he joined the WeatherNation team in early January 2019. Greg is thrilled to be back in... Load More Denver with his family. Greg is thrilled to work with the staff at WeatherNation.

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