1:30 Saturday Afternoon Update on Tonight’s Storms

WHAT: A line of strong to severe storms

WHERE: Mainly north of Interstate 40.

The Storm Prediction Center has raised our threat level for tonight to a slight risk for severe storms. The main threat will be damaging straight-line winds. It looks like the threat will hold off until after midnight. I’ll be up and keeping an eye on things. The greater threat continues to be across all of Overton and Fentress Counties, as well as the northern half of Cumberland County (basically everyone along and north of I-40).

Wx Blog Slides - 2020-06-27T132534.287

My concern has increased from this morning. I’m now in the Medium end of the scale.

Wx Blog Slides - 2020-06-27T132746.336

By the way, our hazy skies right now are a combination of humidity and dust form those Saharan dust storms you’ve seen in the news lately. If you look toward the horizons you can see a brownish hue to the sky. That’s from that dust.

I’ll keep an eye on things and keep you all updated!

57b7be1f66248.image_

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.