The National Weather Service advises of the following:
⛈️ SEVERE WEATHER: We remain in an Enhanced Risk (level 3/5) of severe weather later this afternoon & tonight. Damaging winds, tornadoes (some strong) and large hail possible
☔️ FLASH FLOODING: Heavy rain will spread north later this morning into the afternoon. Intense rain rates and storms training over the same areas will lead to areas of flash flooding. With the threat extending overnight, use EXTREME caution if traveling!
⏱️ TIMING: We'll see multiple rounds of heavy rain/strong storms later today. First, this afternoon/evening with a warm front, and a second round with the cold front later tonight. Cells could develop out ahead leading to a concern for a few tornadoes.
🍃 GUSTY WINDS: Will increase thru the morning hours, becoming strong at times later this afternoon and overnight. Winds will be strongest across coastal areas and may be dangerous for high profile vehicles. Use caution traveling today and secure loose items!
🌊 COASTAL FLOODING: Strong southeasterly winds will lead to coastal flooding concerns later today during high tide cycle. Inundation of 1 to 2 feet possible for areas highlighted in an Advisory, to 2 to 4 feet for Coastal Hancock County.
⛵️ DANGEROUS MARINE CONDITIONS: Due to strong winds, with gusts 45 to 55 knots possible with enhanced wave/seas, leading to severe boating conditions. Conditions steadily improve going into Wednesday.
➡️ Overall, be weather aware today. Have a reliable way to receive warnings should they be required later today and tonight that will WAKE YOU UP. Ensure your WEA (Wireless Emergency Alert) function on your phone is turned on, and check your NOAA Wx Radio.