Monitoring potential flooding and the threat for severe storms

A quiet start to the week ramps up to a rainy, stormy mid-week time period.

Posted: Mar 22, 2021 5:49 PM
Updated: Mar 22, 2021 9:44 PM

Clouds are on the increase overnight and rain and a few storms are back in the forecast Tuesday. Temperatures are above average overnight with lows in the mid 50s. Highs Tuesday are fairly seasonable - in the mid 60s, but it will be quite breezy. At least it's a warm breeze out of the southeast, gusting at times up to 30 mph.

Wednesday is a day of transition with only a few showers and maybe a thunderstorm. Rain increases in coverage overnight into Thursday with the passage of a warm front. At face value, flooding and flash flooding are big threats with this storm system. However, depending on how things play out with the position of the warm front Thursday (much like our last severe event), this can be a set up for severe weather with hail, wind, and tornadoes all possible. It does at least look likely that we'll see some flooding as area waterways are still swollen from the last round of rain.

Although this rain moves out Friday with the passage of a warm front, it creeps northward again late Saturday and brings the rain right back into play for the end of the weekend. It'll get cooler, too. Highs Sunday are only expected to be in the mid 50s.

Huntsville/Redstone
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