FIRST ALERT Friday: Severe Weather Risk

FIRST ALERT Friday: Severe Weather Risk

First Alert Day! A round of showers and thunderstorms, with heavy downpours will be expected very early this morning.

Additional thunderstorms will be expected this afternoon and early evening with the threat of strong or severe storms with gusty winds.  Highs today will be in the lower 80s.

Additional thunderstorms will be possible into early Saturday.

Highs will remain in the 80s for the weekend ahead on Saturday and Sunday.

The FIRST ALERT Team is monitoring a risk of severe weather today. It will be warm and very humid with a chance of thunderstorms developing. Any storms may contain very heavy rains and damaging wind gusts. Small hail is also possible.

Any sunshine from mid-morning through lunch time may spark strong storms in the afternoon.

The best estimate for timing is 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

Rainfall amounts will be locally heavy. If things fall together just right over 2.0" of rain will be possible in localized storms.

Turn to WTOL and the FIRST ALERT Weather App for the latest updates.

Robert Shiels WTOL