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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for the counties of Butler and Warren until 10:00 PM Central Standard Time...SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY! Go to the lowest level or basement away from windows and doors. . constant updates on the 13news app, WBKO.com, twitter and facebook

Tornado Watch

Areas Affected: Adair; Allen; Barren; Boyle; Butler; Casey; Clinton; Cumberland; Edmonson; Garrard; Grayson; Green; Hardin; Hart; Larue; Lincoln; Logan; Marion; Mercer; Metcalfe; Monroe; Nelson; Ohio; Russell; Simpson; Taylor; Warren; Washington

NWS Storm Prediction Center (Storm Prediction Center - Norman, Oklahoma)

TORNADO WATCH 6 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CST FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS KY . KENTUCKY COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ADAIR ALLEN BARREN BOYLE BUTLER CASEY CLINTON CUMBERLAND EDMONSON GARRARD GRAYSON GREEN HARDIN HART LARUE LINCOLN LOGAN MARION MERCER METCALFE MONROE NELSON OHIO RUSSELL SIMPSON TAYLOR WARREN WASHINGTON


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Areas Affected: Allen; Simpson

NWS Louisville (Central Kentucky)

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Simpson County in south central Kentucky... Allen County in south central Kentucky...

* Until 1030 PM CST

* At 944 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm was located near Cross Plains, moving east at 50 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Scottsville, Allen Springs, Black Jack, Oak Forest, West Fork, Clare, Geddes, Settle, Yesse and Mcelroy Ford. A tornado watch remains in effect until 200 AM CST for south central Kentucky. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...<.75IN WIND...70MPH

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.


Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Breckinridge; Grayson; Hancock; Ohio

NWS Louisville (Central Kentucky)

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southern Perry County in south central Indiana... Hancock County in central Kentucky... Grayson County in central Kentucky... Breckinridge County in central Kentucky... Ohio County in central Kentucky...

* Until 1230 AM CST

* At 831 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing torrential rain moving into the warning area. Given saturated soil conditions, flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Tell City, Leitchfield, Hartford, Hardinsburg, Hawesville, Webster, Beaver Dam, Lewisport, Cannelton and Irvington.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Areas Affected: Breckinridge; Jefferson; Meade

NWS Louisville (Central Kentucky)

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southern Harrison County in south central Indiana... South central Floyd County in south central Indiana... Southeastern Meade County in central Kentucky... West central Jefferson County in central Kentucky... Northeastern Breckinridge County in central Kentucky...

* Until 1100 PM EST/1000 PM CST/

* At 1025 PM EST/925 PM CST/, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Corydon to 7 miles northeast of Hardinsburg, moving east at 60 to 65 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Louisville, Shively, Corydon, Brandenburg, Hardinsburg, Pleasure Ridge Par, Pleasure Ridge Park, St. Dennis, Valley Station and Webster. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Areas Affected: Bullitt; Hardin; Jefferson; Meade; Nelson; Shelby; Spencer

NWS Louisville (Central Kentucky)

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Western Spencer County in central Kentucky... Southwestern Shelby County in central Kentucky... Northwestern Nelson County in central Kentucky... Southeastern Meade County in central Kentucky... Jefferson County in central Kentucky... Northern Hardin County in central Kentucky... Bullitt County in central Kentucky...

* Until 1130 PM EST

* At 1043 PM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from St. Dennis to 14 miles east of Hardinsburg, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Louisville, Jeffersontown, St. Matthews, Shively, Shelbyville, Shepherdsville, Lyndon, Middletown, Douglass Hills and Hurstbourne. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.


Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Bullitt; Hardin; Jefferson; Oldham

NWS Louisville (Central Kentucky)

...THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR SOUTHWESTERN CLARK...FLOYD...SOUTHWESTERN OLDHAM...EXTREME NORTHERN HARDIN COUNTY...BULLITT COUNTY AND JEFFERSON COUNTY... ...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 AM EST FOR SOUTHWESTERN CLARK...FLOYD...SOUTHWESTERN OLDHAM...JEFFERSON...NORTH CENTRAL HARDIN AND BULLITT COUNTIES... At 1033 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated a line of thunderstorms with torrential rainfall moving into the Louisville metro area. Intense rainfall is expected for the next hour or so. Numerous water rescues are ongoing across the city of Louisville. This intense rainfall will lead to a extremely dangerous flash flood situation. This is a FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY for the metro Louisville area. This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW! Some locations that will experience flooding include... Louisville, Jeffersonville, New Albany, Jeffersontown, St. Matthews, Shively, Shepherdsville, Lyndon, Middletown and Douglass Hills.

Move to higher ground now. This is an extremely dangerous and life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.


Tornado Warning

Areas Affected: Butler; Warren

NWS Louisville (Central Kentucky)

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CST FOR EAST CENTRAL BUTLER AND CENTRAL WARREN COUNTIES... At 941 PM CST, a severe squall line capable of producing both tornadoes and extensive straight line wind damage was located near Bowling Green, moving northeast at 55 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. Locations impacted include... Bowling Green, Plum Springs, Crestmoor, Memphis Junction, Mount Victor, Barren River, Bristow, Girkin, Rockfield and Benleo. TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED HAIL...<.75IN

If a tornado or other severe weather is spotted, report it to the National Weather Service or your local nearest law enforcement agency who will send your report. This act may save lives of others in the path of dangerous weather.


Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Caldwell; Calloway; Crittenden; Hopkins; Livingston; Lyon; Marshall; Trigg; Webster

NWS Paducah (Southern Illinois and Indiana, Southeastern Missouri and Western Kentucky)

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Calloway County in western Kentucky... Livingston County in western Kentucky... Crittenden County in western Kentucky... Caldwell County in western Kentucky... Marshall County in western Kentucky... Trigg County in western Kentucky... Hopkins County in northwestern Kentucky... Webster County in northwestern Kentucky... Lyon County in western Kentucky...

* Until 115 AM CST

* At 717 PM CST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain were moving east into western Kentucky. These storms will continue moving east across western Kentucky, producing one- half to one inch of rain in an hour. The ground is saturated from locally 5 to 6 inches of rain this past week. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Madisonville, Murray, Princeton, Benton, Providence, and Marion. Additional rainfall from the storms tonight could range from one to three inches. Rapid rises in creeks and small streams will occur, possibly washing out roads.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.


Tornado Watch

Areas Affected: Cannon; Cheatham; Clay; Davidson; De Kalb; Dickson; Hickman; Jackson; Lewis; Macon; Maury; Montgomery; Overton; Perry; Pickett; Putnam; Robertson; Rutherford; Smith; Sumner; Trousdale; Williamson; Wilson

NWS Storm Prediction Center (Storm Prediction Center - Norman, Oklahoma)

TORNADO WATCH 6 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CST FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS TN . TENNESSEE COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE CANNON CHEATHAM CLAY DAVIDSON DE KALB DICKSON HICKMAN JACKSON LEWIS MACON MAURY MONTGOMERY OVERTON PERRY PICKETT PUTNAM ROBERTSON RUTHERFORD SMITH SUMNER TROUSDALE WILLIAMSON WILSON


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Areas Affected: Cheatham; Davidson; Robertson; Sumner

NWS Nashville (Central Tennessee)

The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... North central Davidson County in Middle Tennessee... Sumner County in Middle Tennessee... Northern Cheatham County in Middle Tennessee... Robertson County in Middle Tennessee...

* Until 1000 PM CST

* At 933 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm was located over Springfield, moving east at 50 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Gallatin, Springfield, Goodlettsville, White House, Millersville, Greenbrier, Coopertown, Westmoreland, Ridgetop, Cross Plains, Portland, Pleasant View, Orlinda, Adams, Cedar Hill, Mitchellville, Black Jack, Bethpage, Oak Grove and Bledsoe Creek State Park. A tornado watch remains in effect until 200 AM CST for Middle Tennessee. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.


Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Hart

NWS Louisville (Central Kentucky)

...The National Weather Service in Louisville KY has issued a Flood Advisory for the Green River... Green River at Munfordville affecting the following counties in Kentucky...Hart. Heavy rains since mid week will cause the Green River at Munfordville to approach flood stage. The National Weather Service in Louisville KY has issued a

* Flood Advisory for the Green River at Munfordville.

* until late Sunday night.

* At 3:00 PM Saturday the stage was 13.1 feet.

* Flood stage is 28.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will rise to near 27.9 feet early Monday morning. &&


Tornado Watch

Areas Affected: Todd

NWS Paducah (Southern Illinois and Indiana, Southeastern Missouri and Western Kentucky)

TORNADO WATCH 5 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 10 PM CST THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY IN WESTERN KENTUCKY TODD THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ELKTON.


Posted: 02/23/2018 - Chris Reece's Latest Forecast

Weather Statistics

Friday's High: 76°
Friday's Low: 55°
Average High: 52°
Average Low: 32°
Record High: 79° (1982)
Record Low: 4° (1929)
24 Hour Precip: 0.21"
February Precip: 6.25"
Year-to-date Precip: 8.53"
Snowfall Today: 0.0"
Season Snowfall: 8.4"
Sunset Tonight: 5:33pm
Sunrise Tomorrow: 6:24am
Pollen:2.0 (Low - Ragweed)
Air Quality/Ozone: Good - 17
Mold: Mod
UV Index: 5 (Mod)

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