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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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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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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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courtesy of Wayne Hart/Eyewitness News
courtesy of Wayne Hart/Eyewitness News
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Winter Storm Warning in Effect

Our first potentially major winter storm of the season is just about 12 hours away.  So, what to do e need to brace for?  Get the latest forecast from the National Weather Service and Eyewitness News here . . .

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Local Stars Come Out for St. Jude Radiothon’s Celebrity Phone Bank

Our 10th annual WBKR St. Jude Radiothon presented by Poole's Pharmacy Care is coming up Thursday and Friday, February 21st and 22nd.  And, again, we have many local celebrities and musicians joining us to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis.  This year's line-up is our biggest and best yet and we are THRILLED so many folks are sharing their voices, music and talents to help us in our efforts.  Check out the full schedule of entertainment!

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Revisit Owensboro’s 2000 F-3 Tornado [Video]

I remember January 3rd, 2000 very well.  It was a holiday here at WBKR studios and I had worked for a couple of hours early that morning.  By that afternoon, it was sunny.  Our temperatures were hovering near 80 degrees and I was ready for a big afternoon nap.  That nap was cut short.  Cut short by blaring emergency alert sirens ringing through Owensboro-Daviess County.  I jumped out of bed and headed for the station.  I knew if a storm was going to hit, that's where I needed to be.  Boy, did it hit.  And Wayne Hart, like he is always, was in his studio with the play-by-play.  Check this out!

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Eyewitness News' Wayne Hart come to help the cause
Eyewitness News' Wayne Hart come to help the cause
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St. Jude Radiothon – At the Halfway Point of the First Day

Here we are at the halfway point of the first day in our WBKR-Poole's Pharmacy Care St. Jude Radiothon. Thank you so much... 71 partners in hope at Noon Thursday. That's great. Here are some more pictures from Thursday morning.

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Jimmy Calls "Moose" and "Tad" (Image from Hancock County Clarion)
Jimmy Calls "Moose" and "Tad" (Image from Hancock County Clarion)
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Jimmy Parrot’s in the Hancock County Clarion!

If you tune into The WBKR Waking Crew each weekday morning, you know exactly who Jimmy Parrot is!  He's the guy that calls 'Moose' and 'Tad' at 7:25am each day and pretends to be 14 WFIE news anchor Ann Komis, or a Charlie's Angel, or Wayne Hart!  Jimmy has become a b

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Walgreens in Madisonville Set to Host Latest WEHT Weather Radio Promotion

News 25 WEHT and WBKR are teaming up to bring weather safety to the Tri-State once again. This time Madisonville residents can visit their local Walgreens at 1801 N. Main St. from 4pm to 6:30pm. News 25 Meteorologist Wayne Hart will be there programming weather radios with the help of The American Red Cross, and The Hopkins County EMA.

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From Discovery Channel/Storm Chasers
From Discovery Channel/Storm Chasers
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My “Twisted” Obsession

I am sitting at home this afternoon streaming WBKR on my computer.  I just heard Dave Spencer chat with WEHT meteorologist Wayne Hart about this evening's MODERATE risk of severe weather.  We're expecting heavy rains, thunderous storms, dangerous lightning, powerful straight-line winds, and even possible tornadoes.  Normal people hear this kind of news and immediately start thinking about their safety plans.  The main question . . . if the sirens sound, where am I headed?  The basement?  The neighbor's cellar?  The interior-most room of the house?  But not me.  I know where I'll be headed.  I'm going to be outside right in the middle of the storm.

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