Severe Storm, Flooding Threat

Flash Flood Watch through Tuesday 7pm for much of the WBKO viewing area.  Locally heavy rains of 2-3 inches are possible.
Flash Flood Watch through Tuesday 7pm for much of the WBKO viewing area. Locally heavy rains of 2-3 inches are possible.
A slight risk for a few severe storms is possible today and tonight over the WBKO viewing area.  A moderate risk for severe storms exists over western Kentucky.
A slight risk for a few severe storms is possible today and tonight over the WBKO viewing area. A moderate risk for severe storms exists over western Kentucky.

FLASH FLOOD WATCH through 7pm Tuesday

NOWCAST THROUGH LATE MORNING:
Cloudy and mild. Scattered showers and thunderstorms likely.
6am: Cloudy, Scat’d Thunderstorms 66°
8am: Cloudy, Scat’d Thunderstorms 67°
10am: Cloudy, Scat’d Thunderstorms 71°

A STORMY START:
Abundant Gulf moisture meets up with a potent storm system moving into the Ohio and Tennessee Valley regions today. We will see two rounds of showers and thunderstorms. The first round this morning will bring rounds of rain and a few strong thunderstorms with heavy rainfall at times. As a warm front lifts north, the rains will subside around midday. It will be breezy and warm with highs near 80 degrees.

A second and possibly more potent wave of thunderstorms forming a squall line is forecast to move through later this evening with the potential for severe thunderstorms. The possibility exists for damaging winds, large hail, flooding rains and even a few isolated tornadoes. Much of the intensity of the storms depends on the amount of instability that exists between this morning’s action and what’s to come tonight.

COOLER DAYS AHEAD:
The stormy weather moves on by Tuesday morning followed by much cooler, Fall-like air in the coming days. There will be a chance of a stray shower or two Wednesday, then mostly sunny skies return for the remainder of the work week. Highs will fall into the cool 60s and 70s, lows will dip into the mid and upper 40s to low 50s.

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TODAY:
Breezy, Showers/Storms Likely…High 79, winds S 16-28
Precip Ch. 80% – Rain Amount 1.00+”

TONIGHT:
Showers and Thunderstorms Likely…Low 66, winds S 18-32
Precip Ch. 100% – Rain Amount 1.00″

TUESDAY:
Morning Showers and Thunderstorms…High 71, winds S-14
Precip Ch. 70% – Rain Amount 0.50″

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