Potential for Severe Weather and Heavy Rain in the South this Weekend

A low pressure system moving across the southern Gulf States will bring a threat of isolated severe thunderstorms containing hail and damaging winds this weekend. Fire Weather threats remain elevated for portions of western Texas and along the New Mexico border on Saturday. Cooler than normal temperatures continue in the east, while above normal temperatures are forecast for the west coast.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 340 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

View Nearby Observations

For More Weather Information:

Mobile, AL Local Forecast Office

29NM S Dauphin Island AL

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...
Synopsis: A moderate easterly flow tonight will increase on Saturday as a cold front approaches from the west. A moderate to sometimes strong southeast to south flow develops Saturday night ahead of the front. Winds become westerly in the wake of the front by Monday, with a light to moderate west to northwest flow then continuing into the middle part of mid next week.

Tonight
Northeast winds 8 to 13 knots becoming east 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
Saturday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 18 to 23 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers after midnight.
Sunday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Monday
West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Monday Night
Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Tuesday
Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Tuesday Night
Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Wednesday
Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Wednesday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
  Click Map For Detailed Forecast

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Last Update: 340 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018
  Forecast Discussion
   

RADAR & SATELLITE IMAGES

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data