Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
548 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

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548 AM CDT WED APR 27 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE...OUTLOOK THROUGH TONIGHT.

VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE MILE POSSIBLE SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 85
CORRIDOR DUE TO FOG...THROUGH 8AM.

A LIMITED THREAT OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...WELL AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. SEVERE STORMS
WILL BE ISOLATED TO SCATTERED WITH A DECREASE IN COVERAGE EXPECTED
AFTER SUNSET. MAIN THREATS WITH STRONGER STORMS THIS AFTERNOON
ARE DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AND LARGE HAIL. TORNADOES CANNOT
BE RULED OUT THIS AFTERNOON...BUT THE CHANCE OF A TORNADO IS
SLIGHTLY HIGHER TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

ANOTHER ROUND OF ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS IS POSSIBLE THURSDAY...AS
A FRONT PUSHES INTO THE AREA. A LIMITED THREAT OF DAMAGING STRAIGHT
LINE WINDS...LARGE HAIL...AND TORNADOES EXISTS. UNCERTAINTY IS
HIGH WITHIN THIS TIME FRAME GIVEN MODEL DIFFERENCES IN HANDLING
THE EVOLUTION OF STORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MAY BE
NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY.

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