High Winds, Flooding, and Thunderstorms: National Weather Service Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook for March 14, 2019
The National Weather Service in Paducah, KY, has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the tri-state.
Today and Tonight
A wind advisory is in effect until 7 pm. Wind gusts 45 to 55 mph are anticipated today. Refer to the Advisory for additional details on this hazard.
Thunderstorms will redevelop during the daylight hours, and will increase their potential for strong or severe storms moving into the afternoon hours. The Storm Prediction Center has a slight risk of severe storms along and east of a line extending from the Wabash river, south through the Land Between the Lakes in western Kentucky, with an enhanced risk just to our east. Damaging winds is the main hazard, and a few tornadoes are possible.
Heavy rain causing areal flooding, as well as continued river flooding, remain hazards as well. Refer to flood warnings and statements for details.
Friday through Wednesday
Gusty winds and lowering humidity may elevate fire danger Friday afternoon.
Flooding that continues on area rivers and their tributaries remains a hazard. Refer to the latest flood warnings and statements for additional details.