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‘Slight chance’ of severe weather predicted

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS FROM 4 PM TODAY THROUGH 6 AM

WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE RISK AREA IS ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM

ALICEVILLE TO CENTREVILLE TO ROANOKE. THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE

DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. IN ADDITION…SUFFICIENT SHEAR

EXISTS FOR AN ISOLATED TORNADO TO DEVELOP.

A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHWARD AND TAKE UP RESIDENCE ACROSS THE

SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE AREA. A SURFACE LOW NEAR THE ARKLATEX

REGION WILL SHIFT EASTWARD TODAY AND BE NEAR THE ALABAMA STATE LINE

BY 9 PM. THE SURFACE LOW WILL THEN MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS CENTRAL

ALABAMA DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE

POSSIBLE ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE SURFACE LOW TRACK. IN ADDITION TO

THE SEVERE THREAT…HEAVY RAINFALL COULD PRODUCE LOCALIZED FLOODING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MAY BE

NECESSARY TONIGHT.