The National Weather Service is warning of another severe weather outbreak this afternoon and the tristate is right in the heart of the area of concern.  In fact, The Weather Channel has issued its TOR:CON ratings, which serve as a pretty accurate indicator of tornado-like conditions.  See what we're looking at here . . .

The Weather Channel

From The Weather Channel:

  • North Alabama - TOR:CON 6
  • West-central and southwest Alabama - TOR:CON 5
  • Southwest and eastern Arkansas - TOR:CON 4
  • North Georgia - TOR:CON 4
  • Southern Illinois - TOR:CON 4
  • Northern Illinois - TOR:CON 3
  • Northwest and central Indiana - TOR:CON 3
  • Southwest Indiana - TOR:CON 4
  • Iowa - TOR:CON 5
  • Kentucky - TOR:CON 4
  • Northeast Louisiana - TOR:CON 7
  • Northwest and south Louisiana - TOR:CON 4
  • Eastern Missouri - TOR:CON 3
  • Mississippi - TOR:CON 7
  • Extreme northeast Nebraska - TOR:CON 2 to 3
  • Western and south-central North Carolina - TOR:CON 4
  • Southwest Ohio - TOR:CON 3
  • North half of South Carolina - TOR:CON 4
  • Tennessee - TOR:CON 5
  • Upper coastal Texas (near Beaumont) - TOR:CON 2 to 3
  • Southwest Virginia - TOR:CON 5

To get more information about The Weather Channel's TOR:CON index and to see a video explanation about the scale from severe weather expert Dr. Greg Forbes, CLICK HERE!