Active weather expected for later this week
BATON ROUGE - The WBRZ Weather Team is expecting a storm system to bring severe weather later this week, beginning Wednesday.
According to Meterologist Josh Eachus, Wednesday will bring the threat for severe storms with both damaging winds and tornadoes possible.
Our team believes the most likely spots in the WBRZ Forecast area for severe weather will be north of I-10 where winds in the atmosphere are expected to be more favorable for development.
This represents a "possible, TOTAL" accumulation into Thursday evening... Projections will be adjusted in 24 hours. pic.twitter.com/UFff0vrsHg— Patrick Shingleton (@Pat_Shingleton) March 28, 2016
Thursday will also be a stormy day with heavy rain, but activity is expected to slacken off by Friday afternoon.
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has issued a “slight risk” for the severe weather, essentially a 2 out of 5 on the severe weather risk scale.
The forecast will evolve as we get closer to the middle of the week, however it is advised to have a severe weather plan in advance. For severe weather preparadness, click here.
The National Weather Service also reminds that it is now the severe weather season for South Louisiana and Southern Mississippi and storm systems like this are common during March and April.
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