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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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Footage of Christmas Day Water Spout on Lake Ponchartrain [Video]

Ya'll know I am huge fan of severe weather.  And I am particularly fascinated by it when it shows up in unexpected and extreme places.  34 separate tornadoes wreaked havoc in the Gulf on Christmas Day and lots of footage of those storms is surfacing online.  But, for me, some of the coolest footage from the holiday's weather breakout came from some folks who were crossing the never-ending Lake Ponchartrain Causeway.  That bridge seems daunting and eternal when you drive it in normal circumstances.  Just imagine trying to tackle it with THIS in the water!

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Moderate Severe Weather Risk Is Lousy News, Can’t Be Too Prepared [VIDEO]

I didn't catch Wayne Hart's forecast earlier tonight on Eyewitness News. Considering there's a moderate risk for severe weather for the entire tri-state for Friday, it was kinda one I should have. This could be a nasty set of storms, and just in case you didn't catch it either and you're as a big a weather junkie as I am, check Wayne's latest update here.

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Texas Storm Chasers Come To Kentucky Today

The tri-state is under a Moderate risk for severe weather today with large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes are even possible, be sure to keep your radio on 92.5 WBKR we will keep you up to date with the very latest watches & warnings that come our way, and if your traveling on Kentucky roadways you might see well known Texas Storm Chasers they are on their way with vehicles traveling with weather instruments on top tracking storms. And, for your mobile devices download Radiopup.

Please be careful! Here are some safety tips if a tornado is in your area....

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Slight Risk For Severe Weather This Afternoon And Evening

The last few days have been very windy and a little warmer each day, today we are expecting those windy conditions to continue with High's in the 70's. This afternoon and evening we have a slight risk for severe weather

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Severe Weather Possible Through Wednesday

Tomorrow is the official 1st day of Summer and with the hot humid weather brings us a slight risk for severe weather tomorrow & Wednesday.  As always WBKR and News25 has many sources for you to listen to severe

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Kenergy Working Hard to Power Up

Power outages have been scattered throughout the morning with wild weather that rushed portions of the tri-state in the pre-noon hours. Here are the updated figures and where you can go to get valuable Kenergy information.

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I’m Still Alive- and I Didn’t Even Have to Sleep in the Bathtub

So how about that weather last night. I live in the Apollo area and all I heard all night was the twister is coming.

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