Sunday Severe Weather Tracker

3:15 p.m. update

A new TORNADO WATCH is out for parts of central Kentucky until 10 p.m. Here’s a look at the latest watch and current warnings:

NOON UPDATE

Good afternoon. Tornado watches are now being issued across the region. A wicked severe weather outbreak is developing across the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes. Tornadoes and widespread damaging winds are likely.

The TORNADO WATCH for northern Kentucky goes until 8 p.m. and is a PDS (Particularly Dangerous Situation) Watch. Here’s a look at the counties included and the latest warnings…

A TORNADO WATCH has also been issued until 7 p.m. Central time for Western Kentucky. Here’s a look…

PREVIOUS UPDATE

Good Sunday, everyone. We have a very active weather day taking shape as the threat of severe thunderstorms moves in. I have the blog all set to become your home for severe weather tracking.

Here’s a breakdown of how the day might go:

- Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop early today, and some of those may be on the strong side. Isolated severe weather will be possible with this initial round.

- Even without thunderstorms, winds today might cause some problems. Gusts of 40 mph or more will be possible.

- A break in the stormy weather might come during the afternoon hours as we focus our attention on the cold front barreling in from the west.

- A line of severe thunderstorms is likely to be along and ahead of this front as it races eastward. The prime time for this line to impact central and eastern Kentucky will be from 6 p.m. to midnight.

- Damaging winds will be the main threat from these storms. There is enough shear in the atmosphere to produce a few tornadoes.

Here’s what you need to stay on top of today’s active weather:

Today’s Risk Area
Latest Day 1 convective outlook

Current Watches
Current Watches

Possible Watch Areas
Current MDs

I will have rapid-fire updates via Twitter, and you can follow along on the right-hand side of the blog. I will also have updates as needed.

Stay safe and take care.

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