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NWS says hazardous weather likely for central to south central KY

LOUISVILLE, KY -- THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A HAZARDOUS WEATHER ADVISORY FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY.

THE N-W-S SAYS STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING AS A LOW PRESSURE ACROSS MISSOURI APPROACHES CENTRAL KENTUCKY.

WHILE EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED CLOSER TO THE OHIO RIVER AT ANY TIME TODAY...STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED NEAR THE TENNESSEE BORDER TONIGHT.

THE GREATEST RISK FROM THESE STORMS APPEARS TO BE DAMAGING WINDS AS A SQUALL LINE ADVANCES ACROSS SOUTHERN KENTUCKY...ESPECIALLY SOUTHWEST OF A LINE FROM ROUGH RIVER LAKE TO LAKE CUMBERLAND.

THE STORMS ARE FORECAST TO MOVE FROM NEAR ROUGH RIVER AROUND 7 PM CDT TO NEAR LAKE CUMBERLAND BY 11 PM CDT...DURING THE TIME FRAME MANY FIREWORKS DISPLAYS ARE SCHEDULED.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON SUNDAY BEFORE PRECIPITATION CHANCES END SUNDAY NIGHT. LIGHTNING AND LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN THREATS.


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