Severe Weather Update – February 14th 6 AM CST

Here is an update concerning the severe weather threat on Thursday.

Changes from the previous update:

  • No major updates.


WHAT:  SLIGHT RISK of Severe Weather

WHEN: Afternoon into the evening on Thursday

WHERE:  Southeast Louisiana and Southern Mississippi generally along and north of I-10/I-12 corridor  


  • We are confident there will be showers and thunderstorms across the area on Thursday. We have lower confidence that a few could become strong to severe.
  • We also have less confidence on the timing and the area of any strong to severe thunderstorms that could occur.


The main threats associated with any severe storms will be:

Damaging Winds:

  • Wind gusts greater than 60 mph will be possible.
  • Trees and powerlines could be damaged and lead to isolated/scattered power outages


  • Isolated tornadoes will be possible.


  • In addition to the severe weather threat, heavy rainfall may be possible.
  • This rainfall could lead to ponding of water in low-lying areas and areas of poor drainage.

The attached graphic HERE highlights the threats associated with this system.