WEDNESDAY Update:  Generous Supply of Random Showers & Storms

Good Morning!  Here’s my brief video forecast discussion.     

 
CLIMATE DATA:    Yesterday’s high in Montgomery was 91, with a Heat Index as high as 100. Morning low 72.  Normal High/Low 94 and 72.  Rainfall:  TRACE         Sunrise at 6:06 AM.  Sunset 7:35.

TODAY:   Storms will tend to be scattered to  numerous again today, especially this afternoon & this evening, but random Locally heavy downpours in spots.  Storms fade out overnight High today 91   Low tonight 72.   

Hi-res Future Radar models are advertising a potential “sea-breeze front” today.  Showers and storms advancing northward from the coast.

NEXT FEW DAYS:  Scattered to numerous, but random showers & thunderstorms through Thursday, at least. Locally heavy downpours.  Storms start to thin out in number by Friday & Saturday and Sunday.  More widely scattered.  Highs 90-92 each day.  Lows at night in the low 70’s. 

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BEACH OUTLOOK:   If you are planning a late season Beach getaway, the news is not great.  Higher than normal rain chances continue through the weekend.  Highs in the 80’s  Gulf Water temperature 86.  Rip current HIGH, especially from Destin eastward.

TROPICAL OUTLOOK: NHC is still monitoring Invest 97-L.  It has a low 30% medium chance of development to a tropical cyclone next 5 days.

It does not look impressive on the Satellite this morning. 

Many tropical models indicate this system is likely to become Tropical Storm Danielle. 

PERSEID METEOR SHOWER:    (FROM Space.com)

The annual Perseid meteor shower is approaching its peak, and you can enjoy the event live online. 

The 2022 Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak between Aug. 11 and 12. However, the bright moonlight from August’s full Sturgeon Moon on Aug. 11 will complicate viewing the meteor shower’s peak, which is why the Virtual Telescope Project is hosting a live webcast on Aug. 9, before the moon reaches peak brightness. 

“Because of the full moon on the night of their peak, we will run this live feed two days earlier, so our satellite will be below the horizon, with still a very good number of meteors!” Gianluca Masi of the Virtual Telescope Project wrote

Thanks for reading this Blog this morning! This morning we are LIVE on the radio from 6 to 9 on NewsTalk 93.1.  Watch us on TV on CBS 8 and ABC 32.  I’ll have another update for you in the morning.  Have a nice day. 

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