Strong to severe thunderstorms continue to move and develop toward the East across Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee at this hour. A new tornado watch was just issued for this region, and is valid until 8pm CST this evening:
The activity is likely to undergo a period of intensification and reorganization during the afternoon, with the threat of severe weather, including tornadoes, expected to remain quite high across the red and black hatched areas on the image below, where a strong tornado or two are possible:
Folks living across this region should remain alert this afternoon and evening. Listen to local media or another trusted source for the latest weather information and possible warnings. Take a few moments to review severe weather safety and preparedness tips, that way you're ready to take action when threatening weather approaches your area. This includes identifying the best sheltering option and having a plan in place to get there quickly.
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