Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
335 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
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335 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern
Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A small chance of thunderstorms is forecast this afternoon mainly
over southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. Better chances are
forecast throughout the area late tonight. A few strong to severe
storms will be possible, mainly in the heat of the day, with
damaging winds the main severe threat. Locally heavy rainfall and
lightning will accompany any thunderstorms through tonight.

Afternoon heat index values will top out around 100 degrees over
southern portions of southeast Missouri.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

The potential exists for a significant severe weather event east
of the Mississippi River Friday afternoon and evening. Isolated
supercells with damaging winds, very large hail and even a few
tornadoes will be possible. Another possibility will be for a
line of thunderstorms, with a significant damaging wind threat,
to move rapidly southward across southwest Indiana and the
Pennyrile Region of west Kentucky.

Afternoon heat index values will top out from 100 to 105 degrees
over the western half of the region Friday.

Chances of mainly afternoon thunderstorms are forecast Saturday
through Wednesday. Locally heavy rainfall and lightning will be
the primary concerns.


Spotter activation will likely be needed east of the Mississippi
River Friday afternoon and evening.


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