Timing and Overview:
A risk of severe weather will exist area-wide Saturday night.
- First round of storms crosses through overnight and tapers off Saturday morning.
- After a break during the day Saturday, another round of storms arrive Saturday night ahead of a cold front.
- Some of these storms may become severe as the line moves east across nearly the entire region Saturday night, greatest threat generally being across portions of southeast Ohio and eastern Kentucky.
- Greatest threat with these storms will be damaging wind gusts with a lesser threat of hail and isolated tornadoes.
Today’s Severe Weather Threats:
Winds: Locally damaging wind gusts around 60 mph.
Hail: Small hail possible with isolated 1″ hail.
Rainfall: Strongest storms may product a quick 1/2 to 1 inch of rain. Isolated high water impacts possible.
Tornadoes: Low threat confined along the Ohio River Valley.