The possibility of thunderstorms broached yesterday has become a reality. A closed upper low centered over the Strait of Gibraltar will provide more than enough trigger for said storms, since the atmosphere is already very unstable (and unseasonably cool and humid). The activity is presently focused on Sevilla, Cadiz, and northern Malaga provinces, but look for this to expand to other areas as we progress toward afternoon. Heavy rains will occur with the strongest thunderstorms, possibly creating local flooding. A pretty vigorous storm for mid-August!
Coverage and intensity of the storms will wane tomorrow, but they will still be about.
Updated: 11:10 AM GMT on August 17, 2010
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