The main risk will be large hail up to golf ball size, though locally damaging wind gusts to 65 miles per hour will also be possible in the evening.
Friday is the first night of Passover and also the day when Christians celebrate Good Friday. Presently it looks like the wettest day will be Saturday, when showers are most likely.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), there is a chance for thunderstorms across the entire area this afternoon.
FRIDAY: An unusually raw and nasty day is likely for April here in the Deep South. Look for highs to be mainly in the 50s with WNW winds between 10 and 25 miles per hour. Northwesterly breezes will continue between 10 and 15 miles per hour. West wind 5 to 10 miles per hour.
FRIDAY: After a chilly morning, sunny and pleasant. High: Low-mid 50s.
The highest tides of the month are taking place this weekend, but because the winds are coming from the south, it's likely any coastal flooding would be insignificant.
SATURDAY: Sunny and pleasant. Slow clearing gets underway entering the weekend and once the system has moved far enough along, a new warm surge is still on track for the weekend.
EASTER SUNDAY: The sun returns! Low: 60. High: 82.
Tomorrow: Cloudy. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h in the morning.
Thursday Night: Cloudy, some spotty drizzle or a shower. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
TUESDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy, with a 40% chance for scattered thunderstorms.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77. South wind around 5 miles per hour.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. High: 79. Wind: N 5-10 miles per hour.
Sunny, with a high near 80.