12:55 pm Sunday Update

WHAT: Strong, possibly severe, storms

WHEN: 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Our cloudy skies and rain-cooled airmass are keeping us stable at this point. Satellite imagery shows the clouds are thinning and even clearing out to our north and west. If we get sunshine this afternoon, our atmosphere will destabilize again, just in time for another round of storms later this evening.

Storms are already developing along the western border of Kentucky. Those will push our way as we go through the afternoon. If we get lots of sunshine between now and then, those storms could intensify. If we stay cooler and more stable, the storms will struggle.

The latest update from the Storm Prediction Center maintains a marginal risk for our area. The good news is that the tornado threat is very close to zero now.

I’ll keep an eye on things. My concern has dropped a notch or two, but if storms begin organizing as they move into Kentucky, my concern will increase again. The main threat is damaging straight-line winds.

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