Strong to Severe Storms Possible Today

Our Tuesday is starting off with some clouds and temperatures in the upper 70’s to low 80’s in some areas. We are watching for the potential for severe thunderstorms today, but the heat is also going to be an issue…

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory that includes Russell, Adair, Clinton, Cumberland, and counties off to the west until 6:00 pm this evening. We could see heat indices as high as 105 degrees in some areas. Here is the latest severe weather outlook from the Storm Prediction Center…

The entire Lake Cumberland Area has now been cleared from that level 2 yellow “Slight Risk” and now everyone is in the level 1 green “Marginal Risk”. The severe threat has definitely decreased due to morning cloud cover, but there still could be a few storms that try to become severe later on in the evening. Not everyone will see severe weather, this is not going to be a widespread event. Storms that do become severe though could have gusty winds and some large hail. Here’s the latest hour-by-hour…

As always check back for updates or changes in the weather.

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