FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cloudy, humid Saturday; chance of severe storms Sunday morning into early afternoon

FIRST ALERT AM QUICKCAST: Saturday, May 1

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Computer models still bring the onset of storms around daybreak Sunday, most between 6:00-9:00 a.m.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Saturday, May 1
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Saturday, May 1 (Source: WAFB)

From right now through midnight, rain chances remain small between 20%-30%. As of 1AM tonight, a flood watch will go into effect for the viewing area through Sunday night for the possibility of one to three inches of rain, with isolated heavier amounts mainly Northwest of Baton Rouge.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Saturday, May 1
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Saturday, May 1 (Source: WAFB)

For the most part this will be a manageable amount of rain.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Saturday, May 1
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Saturday, May 1 (Source: WAFB)

The best chance at severe weather will also be around daybreak, with rain chances approaching 100%, rain heavy at times, with lightning.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Saturday, May 1
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Saturday, May 1 (Source: WAFB)

We are in a slight risk for severe storms, the two primary risks being damaging winds and hail.

An isolated tornado can’t be ruled out, but there are no tornado watches or warnings at this time. The severe threat should start to go away in the afternoon if not earlier.

Showers could linger into Sunday evening.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Saturday, May 1
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Saturday, May 1 (Source: WAFB)

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