Weather Alert: Enhanced Risk Of Severe Storms Thursday

April 17, 2019

An enhanced risk (level 3 of 5) has been issued for the entire North Escambia area for Thursday. Severe storms are expected with damaging winds 70 mph or greater and possibility of a strong tornado (EF2 or higher).  Storms will begin late tomorrow afternoon and progress into the overnight hours.

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

Thursday: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers after 4am. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 46. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Sunny, Around 80 Tuesday And Wednesday

April 16, 2019

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 57. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Sunny Today, Another Chilly Night In The 40s

April 15, 2019

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Light northwest wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. Calm wind.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Weather Alert: Tornado Watch

April 14, 2019

The is a tornado watch in effect until 10 a.m.

A line of potentially severe storms will move eastward through the area into Sunday morning. The biggest threats will be damaging winds, tornadoes and large hail. The timing on the map above is estimated by the National Weather Service.

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a slight chance of showers between 10am and 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 45. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Turning Colder Tonight

April 14, 2019

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 72. North wind around 5 mph.

Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

One More Show Of “All’s Well In Roswell” Saturday Night At Tate High School

April 13, 2019

One final performance of “All’s Well in Roswell” will be presented Saturday night by the Tate High School Drama Department.

The comedy is about the “events” surrounding the claim that a UFO with alien life crashed in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947.

The show is at 7 p.m. Saturday in the school cafetorium. Tickets at the door are $7.

Photos for NorthEscambia.com, click to enlarge.

Be Weather Alert This Weekend, Risk Of Severe Storms

April 12, 2019

Be weather alert this weekend. There is a slight risk (level 2 of 5) of severe storms this weekend, and the National Weather Service says the enhanced risk area (orange in the map) may be expanded.

The chance severe storms is Saturday night through midday Sunday. The greatest threats will be damaging winds, tornadoes and large hail.

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 68. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

More Earthquakes Today

April 11, 2019

There were more earthquakes in the North Escambia area today according to scientists.

The US Geological Survey says a 2.8 earthquake occurred at 3:11 p.m. near Big Escambia Creek in Escambia County, AL.

Another quake, a 2.5 magnitude, occurred in about the same area at 11:33 a.m.

The Geological Survey of Alabama said there were three earthquakes, but only two have been announced by the USGS.

Sunny, Middle 80s Again

April 11, 2019

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Warm High In The Middle 80s For Wednesday

April 10, 2019

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Pictured: Rain on a rose Tuesday. NorthEscambia.com photo, click to enlarge.

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