Where Ida makes landfall could have implications for our area. A further west landfall could mean an increase in rainfall and wind, while a further east landfall could mean less of both. Regardless we will see impacts from Ida.
The police/fire chief in Waverly and sheriff of Humphreys County gave a media briefing Monday afternoon, describing the “mass devastation” left behind after the deadly flooding.Waverly and Humphreys County.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued its routine update to the Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook as this season enters the historical peak period of mid-August through October.
NBC’s Al Roker marked the first full day of summer by setting the record for the World’s Longest Online Weather Reporting Video Relay, and he did it with the help of more than 50 meteorologist across the United States.
Subtropical Storm Ana formed early Saturday morning, becoming the first named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. This now marks the 7th year in a row in which at least one named storm has formed prior to the official start Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1.
It is a First Alert Weather Day this Mother’s Day as severe thunderstorms will be possible afternoon and evening. The primary severe weather risks will include damaging winds and and large hail. Secondary risks include a few short-lived tornadoes, over any portion of the Midsouth.
A cold front will move across the Mid-South on Sunday bringing showers and storms. The Storm Prediction Center has outlined the WMC Action News 5 area under a SLIGHT RISK (2 out of 5) for severe storms.