A warmer week leads to severe storms
By Frank Strait, AccuWeather senior meteorologist
10/28/2018, 7:24:26 PM
It has turned chilly across most of the South but warmer air returned to areas west of the Mississippi over the weekend and the warmth will spread east during the first part of the week. This warm spell will last a few days. But starting at midweek another cold front will move through the region with strong upper level support. With very warm air feeding into the storm from the tropics, there will be a risk for severe storms including a few tornadoes as the front pushes across the South. Behind the front, chilly air returns, but only briefly. It looks as though we're heading into a back-and-forth weather pattern during the first part of November. Out in the tropics, we have Hurricane Oscar to track in the Atlantic but it won't threaten any land as a tropical system. In the Pacific, there are a couple of areas to watch for development.
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Frank Strait - February 10, 2019, 8:12:29 PM EST
A couple of storms will affect the South this week; both will cause heavy rain where it isn't needed.
Frank Strait - February 09, 2019, 6:37:44 PM EST
Not much in the way of snow or ice across the South this week as warmth surges north ahead of approaching storms.
Frank Strait - January 27, 2019, 7:58:20 PM EST
Frank Strait - December 16, 2018, 7:28:09 AM EST
It will stay quiet across the South until midweek, then a new storm will push through and cause a soaking rain and locally gusty storms over much of the Southeast again.
Frank Strait - December 10, 2018, 8:26:08 PM EST
A storm moving in later this week will cause heavy rain that can lead to flooding, especially in areas that had very heavy snow this past weekend.