Severe storms expected tonight

HOLT, Fla., Oct. 27, 2021—This area is in a Level 2 risk for severe thunderstorm activity ahead of a cold front sweeping through here today.

A line of storms is expected to move across the entire forecast area through the evening and overnight hours, according to the National Weather Service in Mobile.

The line of storms should exit the far eastern portion of the area in the pre-dawn hours tomorrow morning.

Damaging straight-line wind gusts look to be the primary threat from severe storms that develop, with a few tornadoes possible as well as large hail and heavy rain, according to the NWS.

Wind gusts of 20-30 mph over inland areas are possible late tonight and through the day tomorrow.

Winds will remain breezy through Friday, especially along the coast. Frequent wind gusts to gale force are expected over the Gulf waters tomorrow morning through Friday afternoon, according to the NWS.️

The weather service reminds everyone to secure/relocate outside items that can blow around, such as trash cans, grills, toys, potted plants, trampolines and Halloween decorations.

Mostly dry conditions follow for tomorrow night.

Lows tonight will be in the lower-to-mid 60s here. Progressively cooler air flows into the area with lows Friday night to around 50.

The expected high for tomorrow is around 75 degrees with highs Friday and Saturday in the upper 60s.

Halloween weather is expected to be clear and cool with a high near 72 during the day, dropping down to around 50 for a low.

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