Tornado Watch cancelled

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    Tornado Watch cancelled

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    The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a


    * Tornado Watch for portions of
    Eastern Arkansas
    Southern Illinois
    Western Kentucky
    Southeast Missouri
    Northwest Mississippi
    West Tennessee


    * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 315 PM until
    900 PM CST.


    * Primary threats include...
    A few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible
    Widespread damaging winds likely with isolated significant gusts
    to 75 mph possible
    Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible


    SUMMARY...A line of intense thunderstorms over central AR will track
    rapidly eastward across the watch area this afternoon and evening.
    Damaging winds and a few tornadoes are the main threats.


    The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
    north and south of a line from 10 miles west southwest of Walnut
    Ridge AR to 30 miles northeast of Fort Campbell KY. For a complete
    depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
    (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).


    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


    REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
    tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch
    area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for
    threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements
    and possible warnings.
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    A couple of fatalities from an apparent tornado in Logan County.

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    This appears to be the funnel cloud that caused the tornado warning in Warren County. By the warning map, I get it was very close to where my son and his family lives. It actually passed between where our daughter lives and our son lives.

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    Thanks for your updates, sure glad all good with your family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by allsport71 View Post
    Thanks for your updates, sure glad all good with your family.
    Thanks, I am too. I called and warned them while the storm was still in Logan Co.

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    Looks like this is going to be a long night.

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    The Tornado Watch for WKY has been cancelled. A new one has just been issued for parts of southcentral and central KY until 2 am EST.

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    The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a


    * Tornado Watch for portions of
    Central Kentucky
    Middle Tennessee


    * Effective this Saturday night and Sunday morning from 825 PM
    until 200 AM CST.


    * Primary threats include...
    A couple tornadoes possible
    Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible


    SUMMARY...Squall line across western portions of Kentucky and
    Tennessee will move quickly east late this evening into the
    overnight with a risk for damaging winds and a couple tornadoes.


    The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
    east and west of a line from 75 miles northeast of Bowling Green KY
    to 45 miles south southwest of Nashville TN. For a complete
    depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
    (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).


    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


    REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
    tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch
    area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for
    threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements
    and possible warnings.

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    The NWS-Louisville office will be sending out survey teams either today or tomorrow to determine if tornadoes caused the damage in the tracks indicated.

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