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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
115 PM CDT Sun Aug 18 2019

Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
Union KY-Webster-Hopkins-Christian-Henderson-Daviess-McLean-
Muhlenberg-Todd-Perry MO-Bollinger-Cape Girardeau-Wayne MO-Carter-
Ripley-Butler-Stoddard-Scott-Mississippi-New Madrid-
115 PM CDT Sun Aug 18 2019

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Thunderstorms will be likely this afternoon, mainly in portions
of southeast Missouri, southern Illinois and possibly southwest
IN. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for parts of
southeast MO and southern IL until 700pm. Strong to severe storm
are possible, with damaging winds and hail the main concerns.
Other storm related hazards include frequent lightning and locally
heavy downpours.

Highest heat index readings of 100 to 105 are also forecast this

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Storm chances will occur almost daily, especially during the heat of
the day. The best chance for storms, including stronger storms,
will be Wednesday through Thursday, as a cold front makes its way
across the region. Primary storm hazards will be lightning, heavy
rain, and gusty winds.

Peak heat index readings of 100 to around 105 are forecast both
Monday and Tuesday afternoons.


Spotter activation will be needed in parts of southeast MO and
southern IL this afternoon.


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