Tracking Additional Rounds of Storms

Posted at 1:41 PM, Aug 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-08 13:41:01-04

The MaxTrack continues to show lines of showers and storms, but additional development is expected. As the heating continues today, storms will build, cluster together, and move eastward through the state. If you’re not getting rain, temperatures are running in the low to mid 80s under mostly cloudy skies. Rain is cooling some areas into the low or middle 70s.

Storms will grow through the afternoon and start to cluster as they roll through. This will set up a similar scenario to the last few days where storms drop torrential rainfall. This could cause some minor flooding in the form of small stream and creek rises along with ponding on roadways. If you come across a roadway with water over it, find a new route. Storms will also bring strong wind gusts from time to time. If there is any threat that could push these storms to severe criteria, it will be the damaging wind possibility. Abundant lightning will also be occurring during the strongest of storms today. Use caution and head indoors immediately if you see lightning or hear thunder.

Timing will keep showers and storms building through the afternoon and early evening. The locations with the best chance to receive storms will be south if Interstate 64 and between the parkways. Still, if you are north of this boundary, storms are still possible. Overnight we’ll keep some lingering, but overall strength of activity will diminish. Active weather continues through the end of the work week, but chances for storms will run a lot lower.

Stay with the StormTracker Weather Team for updates on the storms and your full StormTracker Forecast. More information: