WEATHER: Major Storm Brewing in Gulf?




UPDATED WITH INFORMATION FROM DECATUR COUNTY EMS AND THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE:

Friday, 10:00 a.m.:

Click here to view the report from the National Weather Service

According to Jim Cantore of the Weather Channel, the Gulf of Mexico could be cooking up a tropical storm or worse in the next few days.  Below are screen shots from Cantore’s twitter account:

 

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This graphic showed a 20% chance of formation within 5 days (posted Wednesday)

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On Thursday, the chance was upped to 30%

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As of Friday morning, the chance of development has been raised to 50%.

If the storm forms, the forecast calls for heavy rains and wind in the southeast United States.  We will post more details as they develop.




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