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Tri-State Now Under MODERATE Risk For Severe Weather Tuesday Night Into Wednesday Morning

After a wild night of severe thunderstorms, a new system is headed our way with a MODERATE risk potential for later Tuesday night into Wednesday morning...

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Free Weather Spotter Training Classes Coming to Owensboro

Have you ever wanted to be an official weather spotter?  Next week, Daviess County Emergency Management is hosting classes that will train you to do it!

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Thursday Storm in Evansville Leaves Thousands Without Power – American Red Cross Opens Shelter

A surge of severe weather swept through Evansville and much of the Tri-State Thursday afternoon causing considerable property damage across the area and thousands are still without power.

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Tristate Faces Severe Weather Threat for Easter Sunday [Forecast]

Happy Easter!  The majority of the day is going to be beautiful, but severe weather is on the horizon for this afternoon and evening. In fact, parts of the WBKR listening area face a SLIGHT RISK of severe weather.  Here's the latest from the National Weather Service.

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TOR:CON 6: The Weather Channel Warns of Tornado Outbreak [Forecast]

The Weather Channel is warning residents of the Ohio Valley that a tornado outbreak could occur today.  In fact, the network's tornado expert Dr. Greg Forbes has placed parts of Western Kentucky in a TOR:CON 6 category.  Here's what that means . . .

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Joplin, Missouri Reels After F5 Tornado Devastates Town, Kills 132
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Enhanced Severe Weather Threat for Veteran’s Day [Forecast]

Veteran's Day is shaping up to be a potentially stormy one.  The National Weather Service has placed the tristate under an "enhanced" severe weather threat.  Here's what that means and what we can expect.

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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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The Latest Severe Weather Update

The National Weather Service in Paducah continues to forecast a very stormy Sunday afternoon and evening.  Much of the tri-state remains in under a MODERATE RISK for severe weather today, while areas north of Interstate 64 (where Tornado Watches have already been issued) are under a HIGH risk for dangerous storms, which could include long-track tornadoes.  Here's the latest forecast . . .

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Moderate Risk of Severe Weather on Sunday

It doesn't appear that Sunday is going to be a day for rest in the tri-state.  A major cold front is bringing a significant chance for severe storms.  In fact, the National Weather Service in Paducah says there is a moderate risk of severe weather tomorrow and we have the latest details on the forecast for you here at WBKR.com and our plan for severe weather coverage with Eyewitness News.

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Lightning Storm Hits Tri-State [Photos]

Remember the old disco song "Knock On Wood?"  Well, it was like "thunder and lightning" last night in parts of the tri-state as random severe thunderstorms blew in.  They brought with them some very impressive lightning and some of my Facebook friends were outside with their phones and cameras aimed at the sky to capture some "electric" moments.  And some of them did.  Check this out!

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Severe Weather Possible For The Tri-State This Afternoon And Evening

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the entire tri-state until 10pm tonight. We've seen sun most of the day, but that has produced a lot of humidity and heat indices of right at or over 100 degrees.

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National Weather Service Warns of Severe Weather Threat Tonight

Anytime it's 70 degrees one day in January and snow is scheduled for the following day, you know that can't be good.  That's not typically how Mother Nature rolls and you know that the hours sandwiched in between the warm front and the cold front could spell trouble.  And the National Weather Service says we could be in some trouble overnight.  Here's the latest special weather statement issued by the NWS office in Paducah.

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