First Alert Weather Day: Severe thunderstorms expected to move in

First Alert Weather Day: Severe thunderstorms expected to move in

(WAFF) - Today is a FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY due to a threat of severe thunderstorms. Storms are expected to move into the Tennessee Valley sometime after 8 o'clock this evening and last through the overnight and into the early morning hours of your Wednesday.

Our main threat with this system will be severe wind gusts of 60 mph or stronger, however isolated low-end spin-up tornadoes are possible as well as some large hail.

Our main threats are severe wind gusts of 60-70 mph and a few isolated low-end tornadoes.

With this system looking to be moving through the are during the overnight hours, make sure you have your 48 FIRST ALERT Weather App and NOAA weather radio set up and ready.

The strongest of the storms should be out of the Valley by 2 AM Wednesday morning but we could see some lingering showers and rain through 6 AM. After the initial line moves through we will begin our cool down as temperatures on Wednesday will start off in the low 40s.

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