Highest impact from remnants of Ida in Atlanta expected Tuesday-Wednesday

Ida will decline to a tropical depression by then

Some impact on our region is still expected even as the center of the low pressure passes to our West and to our North in the coming week.

I am no longer in the day-to-day local forecasting business so I leave the details to my replacement.

So here is just a quick “snap-shot” of Tuesday when the NAM model shows the potential for some feeder bands (squalls) moving through our area, some of this could continue on Wednesday.

The first map is NOT simulated radar, that is not precipitation, but is a useful proxy. The model chart shows a key parameter meteorologists use called omega, or upward lifting motion in the atmosphere 5pm Tuesday:

NAM forecast surface chart 7pm Tuesday:

For more follow me on Twitter @MellishMeterWSB.

Kirk Mellish

Kirk Mellish

Meteorologist

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