Severe weather expected tonightPublished 11:45am Thursday, June 13, 2013
Weather forecasters are warning that there is a high possibility of intense thunderstorms tonight.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Crenshaw County for tonight.
A weather statement issued from the NWS said, “very isolated thunderstorms will develop once again in the heat of the day generally along the I-10 corridor in the afternoon. The main threat will be lightning and wind gust to 45 mph after 3 p.m.”
Local forecasters predict the biggest threat to occur between 5 p.m. and 11 p.m., and that the storms have the potential to produce wind in excess of 60 mph.
Straight-line winds and hail are potential threats.