Severe Weather Update – May 19
Published 8:44 am Friday, May 19, 2023
WHAT: MARGINAL RISK of Severe Weather
WHEN: Mainly afternoon and evening Saturday
WHERE: All of SE LA and S MS.
Moderate confidence that there will be thunderstorms across the area and that a few of these could become strong or severe.
The main threats associated with any severe storms will be:
Wind gusts greater than 60 mph will be possible
Large hail up to1 inch in diameter will be possible
- Rainfall rates of 2-4″ per hour are possible
- This rainfall could lead to ponding of water in low lying areas and areas of poor drainage.