HOLT, Fla., April 11, 2020—The National Weather Service in Mobile continues to monitor and refine its severe weather forecast for Easter Sunday.
All types of severe weather impacts appear possible, according to the NWS, including some strong, long-track tornadoes (EF-2 or higher), damaging straight-line winds up to 70 mph and quarter-to-golfball-sized hail.
Locally heavy rain in short periods of time is also possible, increasing the threat of localized flooding in lower lying areas.
Storms will be scattered during the day Sunday, then a solid line of storms will likely move east across the area during the evening and overnight hours.
South winds 20-to-30 mph with gusts to near 40 mph are expected from Sunday morning through Monday morning.
A wind advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. Sunday through 1 a.m. Monday.
Gusty winds could blow around loose objects and blow down tree limbs causing a few power outages, according to the NWS.