Slight risk of severe weather for Saturday 10/29

Published 8:22 am Friday, October 28, 2022

Changes:

Marginal Risk upgraded to Slight Risk

Overview:

WHAT:  SLIGHT RISK of Severe Weather

WHEN: Highest threat will mainly be during the daylight hours Saturday.

WHERE: All of Southeast Louisiana and Southern Mississippi

CONFIDENCE: We are confident there will be widespread thunderstorms developing and moving across the area Saturday. However, there is low confidence that any of the thunderstorms will become severe.

Impacts:

The main threats associated with any severe storms will be:

  • Wind gusts greater than 60 mph will be possible

  • Trees and powerlines could be damaged and lead to isolated/scattered power outages

  • Hail up to 1 inch in diameter will be possible

  • A few tornadoes will be possible

  • In addition to the severe weather threat, rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is forecast with locally higher amounts possible.
  • This rainfall could lead to ponding of water in low lying areas and areas of poor drainage.

    The graphic in the hyperlink above are the threats and their timing associated with this system.