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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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National Weather Service Predicts Historic Snowfall [Video]

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the entire tristate and the National Weather Service says the approaching storm could produce historic snowfall.  In fact, during their 5pm briefing this evening, forecasters in Paducah predicted that Winter Storm Octavia could result in one of this region's top five snowfalls ever.  Here's video from the briefing.

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(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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Winter Storm Warning in Effect for Tristate

Our mild and uneventful winter is going to come crashing to a halt this evening and tomorrow.  We're celebrating Washington's Birthday with a Winter Storm Warning!  Here's the latest forecast from the National Weather Service,  And, brace yourselves, we could have a pretty significant snowfall. Some areas could see over a foot.

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(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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The 2014-2015 Winter Outlook from the National Weather Service [Video]

We're already off to a chilly and snowy start it seems.  Here in the tristate we have already been treated to our first dose of winter weather.  We are experiencing abnormally low temperatures and we've even had our first bout with sleet and snow.  But what can we expect for the rest of the 2014-2015 winter season?  Check out this video from the National Weather Service.  It explains.

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(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Bitter Cold Weather Expected to Hit Tristate Later This Week

UGH!!  I realize it's November and we're getting closer and closer to the official start of winter.  But this is ridiculous.  The National Weather Service says we're about to get a very harsh preview.  Yep!  Bitter cold temperatures are expected to arrive later this week AND there's a chance of some snow.  Here's the latest forecast and a preview of just how cold our "highs" are going to be.

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The Weather Channel
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Severe Weather Threat Continues Today

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 . . .

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The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
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Tornado Outbreak Forecast for Sunday and Monday

Hold onto Toto, Dorothy!  The National Weather Service is warning of a potential tornado outbreak for Sunday and Monday and some forecasters are saying the models closely resemble those from back in 1991, when a massive twister outbreak caused over one billion dollars worth of damage.  Here's the latest on what we can expect and when and how serious the threat is for us here in the Ohio Valley.

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National Weather Service
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Snow Forecast for Monday Night

I only wish I was kidding.  The National Weather Service forecast has found quite a brutal way to end our amazing weekend.  Despite two days of sunny skies and near 80 degree temperatures, the dreaded "s" word is in the forecast.  Yep!  You guessed it, Gang.  We actually have a chance of snow Monday.  Look!

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National Weather Service
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Multimedia Weather Briefing for Winter Storm [Video]

The tristate is bracing for another winter blast and the National Weather Service indicates this latest storm could be one of the biggest of the season.  Parts of the WBKR listening area are under a Winter Storm Warning.  Other parts face an Ice Storm Warning.  Here's the latest multimedia briefing from the NWS office in Paducah.

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National Weather Service
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Winter Storm Warning in Effect for Parts of Tristate

The Winter Storm Watch that was issued Friday for the tristate has turned into a warning for many parts of the WBKR listening area.  And that warning could eventually spread to other counties as a powerful winter storm threatens to bring snow and ice to the tristate.  Get the latest details from the National Weather Service here!

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Winter Storm Warning for Parts of Tristate

There as a lot of talk about snow on Super Bowl Sunday!  We just had no idea tha talk was going to end up being about us.  The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Winter Storm Warning for parts of the tristate.  Some localized areas could see quite a bit of snowfall this afternoon and overnight.

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Winter Storm Update

Well, it looks like we may have cleared out the grocery stores for nothing.  Earlier in the week, the forecast models were calling for significant snowfall for the tristate.  This morning, those models are showing we likely won't even see snow until late this afternoon.  While the snow associated with Winter Storm Ion may have flamed out some, we are still bracing for the coldest air in decades.  Here's the latest . . .

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