We had severe weather push across portions of southeast Georgia yesterday afternoon and early evening… dropping a tornado in the Fort Stewart area. The good news… despite the rainfall today, no severe weather is expected.
Helping to form the severe weather was an advancing cold front from the west… impressive wind shear with height… good instability (surface temperature hit 81 yesterday in Savannah) and plenty of moisture in place.
Today a cold front has swept offshore… and with the colder air moving in and the moisture lingering… it is going to be a wet day.
Here is a forecast recap for you from Coastal Sunrise meteorologist Lee Haywood.
TODAY: Much cooler so its a return to jacket weather. Cloudy skies with widespread rain. Highs occur very early in the day… upper 50s to around 60. Then slowly falling temperatures… into the low 50s later this afternoon. Winds west becoming northwest at 5-10 mph. The chance of rain is 100%.
TONIGHT: Rain likely this evening… then clearing skies late. Chilly lows from the upper 30s inland… to around 40 on the coast. Winds northwest at 5-15 mph. The chance of rain is 70% this evening.
FRIDAY: Sunny skies and rather cold. Breezy winds with highs in the low to mid 50s.
SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Still rather cold with highs in the low to mid 50s. The chance of rain is 30%.
SUNDAY: Partly cloudy and chilly with a slight chance of showers. Highs in the 50s. The chance of rain is 20%.
MONDAY: Mostly sunny skies with a stray shower possible. Cool highs in the upper 50s to near 60. The chance of rain is 10%.