FIRST ALERT: Severe Storms Likely This Afternoon and Evening

Published: Apr. 21, 2022 at 7:24 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 22, 2022 at 7:41 AM CDT
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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - All ingredients are coming together to create an environment conducive to severe storm development. We will be monitoring the dryline boundary for the chance of strong to severe storms late today.. There will also be a general area of strong wind winds with gusts over 50mph likely area wide.

Severe Weather Outlook for Today
Severe Weather Outlook for Today(KFDA, SPC)

Storms are expected to develop from 4-7pm in the western part of the area, shifting to our eastern counties after 7pm.

Severe Storm Threats Today
Severe Storm Threats Today(KFDA)

The greatest threat from these storms will be damaging wind and hail, but a few tornadoes will be possible and a Tornado Watch is expected for much of the area going into the early evening hours.

We strongly encourage people to secure loose objects, avoid travel in high profile vehicles, and to stay alert and weather aware!

The First Alert Weather Team will be providing frequent updates on the timing, magnitude, and impact associated with this storm so stay tuned for further updates.

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