Severe storm risk Friday, snow Saturday

WATCH Large Hail Isolated Tornadoes Possible This Afternoon And Evening

1pm Live Severe Weather Update: Tornado Watch to be issued soon.

The National Weather Service said the metro area, including part of the North Shore, is at risk Saturday for heavy rainfall, localized flooding, damaging winds, tornadoes and frequent lightning.

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In addition to the risk of strong winds, periods of very heavy rain will be likely with the line of storms and rain totals of one inch are expected across most of the area with isolated amounts as high as 2 inches possible. Highs on Sunday and Monday will only reach the 60s. 1-3 inches of rain possible. Expect mostly sunny skies today with just a few clouds mixing in. That would mean a lower threat of severe weather. By the technical definition, the wind and snow will combine for blizzard conditions late Friday into Saturday morning across a portion of Northern Kansas. If you take a peek at radar, things may not look all that bad early on Saturday. But a developing storm system in the West will make its way toward the Tar Heel state later in the weekend. In fact, the Gulf moisture is already fueling storms to our north and west today. Some strong to severe storms could impact the area by late morning into the lunch hour.

We'll be off to a very mild and attractive Friday, but you'll notice the difference in the afternoon heat today. Severe thunderstorms will be possible in advance of the cold front this afternoon through this evening and overnight.

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The risk of severe weather is lower for Sunday, although there is a small risk as instability increases in the afternoon in east central Georgia. Morning lows Sunday will cause headaches for those who have planted cold sensitive plants with temperatures dipping into the low to upper 20s. Please stay weather aware this afternoon and evening.

The cool front should bring temperatures closer to normal early next week. With these type of winds, loose lawn objects will be blown around and travel may become hard, especially for high profile vehicles on east west roadways and bridges.

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