Update on Tomorrow's Weather from the National Weather ServiceMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Apr 04 2017 2:27 PM
According to the National Weather Service..... A significant severe weather event is expected to unfold across the Tri-State region on Wednesday. The Storm Prediction Center has expanded the Moderate Risk area further south and east with all of the forecast area now in a least a Slight Risk.
•Main hazards: All modes of severe weather will be possible.
•Tornadoes:Currently looks to be the greatest threat with this system, especially with any isolated storms. Some strong (EF2+), long tracked tornadoes are not out of the question, especially in the Moderate Risk area.
•Damaging Wind:Destructive wind gusts of 70 mph will be possible.
•Large Hail:Hail potentially as large as golf ball size will be possible.
•High Surf:Surf of 5 to 6 feet expected along the Walton and Bay county coasts.
•Main impacts: Many trees and powerlines down, some structural damage.
•Timing: Though some pre-dawn thunderstorm development is possible, most development will occur after daybreak. Initial development will likely be over the western portions of the area by mid to late morning, with the main threat in the afternoon in the moderate