More severe weather possible for Marengo County

Published 3:44 pm Wednesday, March 1, 2023

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Another round of severe weather is possible for Wednesday, March 1 and Thursday March 2.

According to the U.S. National Weather Service, Marengo County is expected to be a part of the “marginal risk area” on Wednesday afternoon and into the evening. The marginal risk area includes other counties such as Clarke, Choctaw, Sumter, Hale, Dallas, Greene, and Perry counties. Counties in this area could see large hail and damaging winds up to 60 mph.

Beginning Thursday night, Marengo County could potentially move into the “enhanced and slight risk areas” where tornadoes, quarter size hail, and damaging winds up to 60-70 mph are possible.

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The USNWS encourages people to stay weather aware this week.

To keep up with weather alerts, please check the Marengo County E-911/EMA Facebook page for accurate and timely updates.