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Wet weather continues Sunday; a few severe storms possible

Sunday storm hazard scale (01/22/2023)
What You Need to Know about Sunday's storms (01/20/2023)
Posted at 5:14 AM, Jan 20, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-22 08:12:10-05
Sunday morning First to Know forecast (01/22/2023)

Rainy conditions Sunday morning will transition into additional storminess for a few areas later in the morning, and again in the afternoon.

A warm front is lifting through the area early today, and with it, a lot of moisture will flow in. The warmer air along with stronger southeast to south winds will generate another wave of rain, with some thunderstorms mixed in during the morning hours. Many areas will be soggy, but some storms can develop and move inland with gustier winds. This appears most likely to occur in eastern Panhandle and tri-state counties in the western Big Bend and southwest Georgia. We'll be monitoring for chances of waterspouts or brief tornadoes that attempt to spin up.

Later today, a cold front will move through, and with the warmer, high moisture air in place, we have the potential for isolated strong to severe storms in our area in the afternoon.

Even without severe-weather elements, these storms in general will bring periods of heavy rain, gusty wind, and frequent lightning.

A 'marginal' risk (level 1 out of 5) has been issued for today's storms. This means isolated severe storms are possible.

We will keep you up-to-date, and you'll be the First To Know as these storms develop.