Severe thunderstorms will develop later this morning and continue through the overnight hours across portions of the mid- and lower- Mississippi River Valley.
The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a few strong tornadoes across the lower Mississippi River Valley this afternoon and tonight.
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The areas that are under the gun today include:
Severe storms are also possible over eastern portions of the southern Plains, the mid-Mississippi River Valley and Nebraska.
A second wave of severe storms is expected to develop across Louisiana and Mississippi tomorrow morning and spread eastward across the Southeast. Storms will once again be capable of producing violent, long-track (EF2-EF5) tornadoes.
This could become a very dangerous situation, with tornadoes expected to continue well into the overnight hours, after people have gone to bed and are not monitoring television or radio for severe weather warnings.
The areas most likely to see tornadoes tomorrow are:
Surrounding this area, isolated to scattered severe storms will be possible. Thereâ€™s a good chance of severe storms with damaging straight-line winds overnight Saturday in the Atlanta metropolitan area. An isolated tornado or two late Saturday or early Sunday in or near the metro area canâ€™t be ruled out.