Daily Archives: November 5, 2018

Time posted: 7:12 pm

Strong to Severe Storms Tracker

Good afternoon, everyone. Strong to severe thunderstorms are rolling across the bluegrass state and much of the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. This will take us through tonight into Election Day morning.

The Damaging wind threat is rather high, with large hail and isolated tornadoes also possible. Here’s the latest Severe Weather Outlook from the SPC…

The local flash flood threat is also up there, especially across central Kentucky. This area may pick up 2″-3″ of rain in a short amount of time.

I have you all set to track the storms from every angle. We will start things off with our exclusive interactive radar. This radar can take you to street level, show current warnings, storm motion, storm tracks, storm reports, current temps and winds and, most impressively, live storm chaser streams. Here ya go…

Current watches
Current Watches

Possible watch areas
Current MDs

Stay safe and enjoy the rest of the day. Take care.


Time posted: 2:03 am

Severe Threat Late Today Into Tonight

Good Monday, everyone. Severe weather is likely to strike the bluegrass state later today through early Election Day Tuesday. This could cause issues for our region, especially from the high winds I’m expecting from the Ohio Valley into parts of the deep south.

In addition to the high winds, tornadoes, large hail and flash flooding are all possible as the storms race eastward. The action starts in western Kentucky by early evening then moves quickly toward central Kentucky by late evening into the wee hours, then into eastern Kentucky before daybreak. Power outages are possible and that may impact some polling places.

Here’s the latest from the Storm Prediction Center for today…

Here are your radars to track the development of the action to our west and southwest…

The storms will quickly move east early Tuesday, with gusty winds and falling temps. A shower or two may be leftover.

Much colder air continues to sink in as another system develops and rolls our way by late Thursday and Friday. This one is likely a rain maker on the front end, with the chance for some wraparound flakes possible as temps tank…

New version of the GFS

The Canadian is a little colder…

This is some really cold air for this time of year, and it’s not one and done. The next system has more potential by  early next week…

Overall, these are arctic shots moving in here over the next two weeks with the increasing potential for the first flakes and first accumulating snow…

I will have another update later today and will be all over WKYT-TV as the severe weather moves in. Enjoy your day and take care.