Tornado Watch For Western Kentucky

Good evening, folks. Our severe weather season is off and running with an increasing threat for strong to severe storms. A TORNADO WATCH is already out for western Kentucky and we may see the risk area focused farther east into the overnight hours.

Damaging winds and large hail continue to look like the main players, but a few tornadoes will be possible.

Here’s a look at the current watches across the state…

Warnings are also out…

Here’s the latest Severe Weather Outlook for the region…

In addition to the severe threat, we have the potential for local flash flood issues to develop. That trend will be across the entire region as the storms move through. As of now, this looks fairly isolated.

Here are the rest of your tracking tools for the evening…

Current watches
Current Watches

Possible Watch Areas

Current MDs

Make it a good one and take care.

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3 Responses to Tornado Watch For Western Kentucky

  1. TennMark says:

    Thanks Chris and all mets looking after us on this rough evening. And as others already mentioned, this being eight years after the March 2 2012 tornadoes.

    My family and I have all our alert radios/iphones ready in case a warning happens at something like 3am while asleep. Good to have redundancy in getting warnings.

    • StormTrackerWV says:

      Glad that you are prepared, can’t believe it’s been 8 years since that outbreak. Stay safe 🙂

    • Terry says:

      I sure hope you are safe! I mean, that is extremely eerie that you typed this post, and then later right before 3AM, there is a tornado in north Nashville. Please update your status later!

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