I have some good news to pass along.
The latest update, issued at 3:00 pm, from the Storm Prediction Center now drops much of the plateau from the marginal risk. Temperatures have struggled to warm into the mid to upper 70s and that is just not quite enough to fire off severe storms in this environment. As I mentioned last night and this morning, early clouds and rain were indeed slow to move out, sparing us from achieving maximum heating necessary for rough weather.
For the rest of the evening, we still have a 50% chance for showers, and storms and a few storms could still be on the strong side. Widespread severe weather is looking very unlikely. Just keep an eye to the sky if your out and about this evening, especially if you’re camping outdoors or spending the evening on the water. Any storm will always produce lightning and that is something we always want to be careful around.
My severe weather concern has now declined back to the low end of the scale.
You all have a good evening. Remember, Comet Neowise is supposed to be visible this evening if skies cooperate. That should happen about an hour after sunset. I’m feeling better about that view now! I’ll send out a special update to let you know where to look and what to look for later this evening.
You all take care and enjoy your Sunday! Don’t forget to follow the blog to get updates sent to your inbox! Just look for the “follow” button in the lower right corner of your screen. Thank you!