Tri-State Still at Slight/Marginal Risk for Severe Weather
After a couple of rounds of severe weather rolled through the Tri-State Friday night and early Saturday, residents still need to be weather aware going into Saturday evening/night and for all day Sunday.
Here's the latest from the National Weather Service at Paducah:
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast Missouri. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight Isolated to scattered thunderstorms may develop in the heat of the afternoon. A few storms could become severe. Damaging winds will be the primary hazard, but isolated large hail is possible. Heat indices are forecast to range from 100 to 105 degrees this afternoon where coverage of storms is lowest, mainly in southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday Another round of numerous thunderstorms is expected to develop later Sunday into Sunday night. The primary hazard will be the potential for more heavy rainfall. A few storms could be strong or severe, with strong winds and hail. There is a slight chance of mainly daytime thunderstorms Monday through Friday. Severe storms are not anticipated during this time period.
Counties in far Western Kentucky and west, southwest of Owensboro are still under a slight risk for severe weather the remainder of Saturday, as well as north and northwest of the Ohio River.
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