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Severe weather including tornadoes, thunderstorms expected across the South this week

There are robust indications {that a} probably important extreme weather outbreak may materialize on a number of days this week across the south-central and southeastern U.S.

NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center has been highlighting this menace since Tuesday, when it issued a uncommon extreme weather outlook a week in advance of next week’s threat of destructive storms.

No extreme thunderstorms are expected wherever in the United States on Sunday, however that may rapidly change by Monday when this multiday siege of extreme weather is more likely to get underway.

A powerful southward dip in the jet stream will punch out of the Rockies and into the Southern Plains on Monday, resulting in the improvement of an space of low strain at the floor in this area. Warm, humid air will surge northward from the Gulf of Mexico out forward of the low-pressure system and conflict with cooler, drier air over the Rockies.

The results of this setup shall be massive quantities of instability in the environment, inflicting quite a few extreme storms to develop starting Monday afternoon, adopted by extra rounds of extreme weather Tuesday and Wednesday as the space of low strain tracks eastward by midweek.

Severe storm threat on Monday, March 21, 2022.
Severe storm menace on Monday, March 21, 2022.
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“Medium-range global model output – both deterministic and ensemble – continues to indicate a multiday severe weather event that will progress eastward from the Southern Plains Monday to the Southeast Wednesday,” the SPC wrote in its extreme weather outlook issued Friday morning.

Before arriving in the South, this weather system will blanket the larger terrain of the Rockies in contemporary snowfall on Sunday, whereas excessive winds howl by adjoining parts of the Plains and Southwest.

Here’s every thing we all know proper now, however since we’re nonetheless a number of days away from this potential extreme weather outbreak, forecast adjustments may be expected in the days forward.

Tornadoes are possible across central and eastern Texas
Tornadoes are doable across central and japanese Texas.
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Monday-Monday evening

Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop Monday afternoon and persist into Monday evening from the japanese half of Texas to western and northern Louisiana and southwestern Arkansas. Areas shaded in the darkest pink contour on the map beneath may have the biggest threat of extreme weather.

A number of tornadoes, massive hail and damaging wind gusts are all threats in this area.

Cities included in Monday’s extreme weather threat are Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin and Waco in Texas and Shreveport and Alexandria in Louisiana.

There's also a significant risk of large hail.
There’s a big threat of enormous hail.
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Tornadoes are doable across central and japanese Texas, however there may be the potential for robust, EF-2 tornadoes in areas including Waco, Killeen, Austin, Huntsville and Houston.

There’s additionally a big threat of enormous hail, including the potential for 2-inch hail in Waco and Austin.

Strong winds are additionally a priority, with damaging gusts probably from the Dallas/Fort Worth space south to San Antonio and Houston. The menace for robust winds additionally extends into western Louisiana.

Strong winds are also a concern
Strong winds are additionally a priority.
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Tuesday-Tuesday evening

Another spherical of extreme storms is probably going Tuesday into Tuesday evening, although the menace shall be centered farther east than Monday.

The biggest threat of extreme weather shall be from central and japanese Louisiana to southeastern Arkansas, Mississippi and the western half of Alabama. This consists of the cities of Alexandria in Louisiana, Jackson and Hattiesburg in Mississippi and Birmingham, Montgomery and Mobile in Alabama.

A number of tornadoes, massive hail and damaging winds are all doable with these storms.

Severe storm threat on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.
Severe storm menace on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.
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Wednesday-Wednesday evening

The threat of extreme thunderstorms is expected to proceed into Wednesday, with the menace once more displaced farther east.

Areas from central and southeastern Alabama to Middle and South Georgia and the Florida Panhandle may have the biggest threat of extreme storms.

Cities included in the extreme weather threat are Montgomery and Dothan in Alabama, Macon and Columbus in Georgia and Tallahassee and Destin in Florida.

Severe storm threat on Wednesday, March 23, 2022.
Severe storm menace on Wednesday, March 23, 2022.
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Wednesday’s menace won’t be as important as earlier in the week, however this area will nonetheless have a notable threat of some tornadoes, massive hail and damaging wind gusts.

There’s an opportunity some extreme storms may threaten Florida and different elements of the Southeast coast on Thursday, however the threat seems restricted in these areas earlier than the system liable for this multiday extreme weather siege strikes offshore later Thursday.

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