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Nick's Blog: Severe weather timing


The threat for severe weather will develop Wednesday afternoon and linger around until Friday for the Pine Belt.

Right now, it appears that all modes of severe weather will be possible, meaning that any storm will be capable of producing heavy rain, frequent lightning, damaging wind, hail and isolated tornadoes. 

The WDAM First Alert Weather App: 

Take the same tools the WDAM First Alert Weather team uses with you anywhere you go. Download the WDAM First Alert Weather app today for real-time interactive radar, location-based severe weather alerts and a constantly updated forecast for wherever you are.

Plan your day with an hour-by-hour forecast tailored for home, work or anywhere on-the-go. Our WDAM First Alert Weather app can tell you if a storm near you has hail, strong winds or rotation.

Here are some more features of the WDAM First Alert Weather app:

  • Storm Tracks: See at a glance where a storm is and where it is headed
  • Multiple Alerts: Turn on alerts for tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, floods, tropical storms/hurricanes, winter storms and more
  • Live severe weather coverage: Watch our live stream for continuously updated information when severe weather strikes
  • Updated forecasts from the {weather team brand} forecast center
  • Weather pictures and video sent by people who live near you
  • A constantly updated 10-day forecast, so your weekend is always in view

The WDAM First Alert Weather App is free in the Android and Apple app stores, part of the WDAM First Alert commitment to help keep you safe. 

Apple users can download the app here. Android users can download the app here. Or you can text APPS to 601-777. 

If your home or community is damaged in the storms, contact your county's Emergency Management Agency here. 

Check out the breakdown of the severe weather threats with estimated radar images here

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