Evansville Area Under Slight Risk for Severe Weather Thursday
Just when we we finally getting to enjoy a few days of sunshine and warmer temperatures after the heavy rains we endured over the past week and a half, Mother Nature is sending yet another storm system our way on Thursday.
Thankfully, it doesn’t appear we’re in for another monsoon, however according to a Hazardous Weather Outlook issued by the National Weather Service early Wednesday morning, locally heavy rain is possible in some areas of the Tri-State.
Early look at the Severe Weather Potential for Thursday, May 11th. pic.twitter.com/diXuIG3lH5
— NWS Paducah (@NWSPaducah) May 10, 2017
The main threat with these storms according to the National Weather Service is damaging winds, frequent lightning, and hail. As of this writing, the forecast is calling for 60% chance of thunderstorms Thursday night into Friday, so while it’s no guarantee we’ll see something, weather is unpredictable, so it’s always a good idea to be prepared in the event things go sideways.