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Kenergy Asks Us to “Reduce Use” on This Very Hot Afternoon

Just got off the phone with Kenergy, and they are asking us to "reduce use" this afternoon between the peak hours of 4PM and 7PM.

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The National Weather Service Issue Alerts for Severe Heat and Possible Tornadoes Today

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Hazardous Weather Statement for Western Kentucky, Southwest Indiana and Southern Illinois today.

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Daniel Loretto/Thinkstock
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Tornado Watch Issued for the Tri-State

It's admittedly odd to have a tornado watch in July, but I suppose no month is totally immune. Here's what was issued from the National Weather Service:

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(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
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Cooler Weather Expected in Tristate by the Weekend [Forecast]

If you're tired of this sweltering heat, there's some good news and bad news for you.  The bad news is we have a few more days of hot and humid highs.  The good news- Wayne Hart says we're going to be cooling off, considerably, by the weekend.

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Ruby Mercer Topmiller
Ruby Mercer Topmiller
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Dave Spencer’s Old Family Photo Is a Mystery [PHOTO]

My family was littered with photographers--my great-grandfather, my grandparents--on my mom's side of the family. They ran the old Mercer Studio downtown on 2nd Street.

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NOAA Photo Library/Getty Images
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Today Marks the 25th Anniversary of the Petersburg Tornado

I remember the Petersburg tornado very well. I was in this building when it happened. We were relaying information as best we could from what we were getting over the phone. In 1990, there was no social media.

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Erin Grant
Erin Grant
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What Is A Linsey-Woolsey Britches Winter?

Has anyone noticed how chilly it's been the last few nights? This phenomenon in Kentucky is not unusual. In fact, there are many types of "folklore winters". I've always heard of either a Dogwood or Blackberry Winter, but Linsey-Woolsey Britches???? No, but I totally get it.

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Wayne Hart/Twitter
Wayne Hart/Twitter
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Enhanced Risk for Severe Weather Saturday [Forecast]

Eyewitness News Meterologist Wayne Hart says we could be in for a bumpy ride Saturday.  Portions of the tristate are facing an "enhanced" threat of severe weather.

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Eyewitness News
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Meterologist Wayne Hart Breaks 200 at Bowl for the Cure [Photo]

We know he can track severe weather like a boss!  But, who knew he could burn up the lanes too.  Late last week, at the Henderson Bowl for the Cure, Eyewitness News Meteorologist Wayne Hart picked up a ball and bowled five strikes in a row.  LOOK!

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NBC 24 WNWO via YouTube
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Large Northern Illinois Wedge Tornado Caught on Camera [VIDEO]

I was watching live coverage of the severe weather outbreak and caught sight of this monstrous wedge tornado ripping through Rochelle, Illinois which is just outside Chicago.

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National Weather Service Paducah
National Weather Service Paducah
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Tornado Watch In Effect For Tri-State Area Until 1 AM Friday

Folks, be on alert! The entire Tri-State is under a Tornado Watch until 1 a.m. Friday. The areas marked in yellow on the map. Here are the details from the National Weather Service in Paducah.

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Image from Wayne Hart
Image from Wayne Hart
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Enhanced Threat of Severe Weather For Tristate [Forecast]

According to Eyewitness News meteorologist Wayne Hart, the tristate has an "enchanced" threat of severe weather today and tonight.  Damaging wings and hail are the main threats, but a few tornadoes cannot be ruled out.  Here's a look at the region under the greatest chance for rough weather today and a detailed look at the forecast.

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