The Louisville area is braced for another round of severe weather today. The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and evening and could produce damaging winds, large hail and possible tornados throughout the area. Cooler conditions are expected for the rest of the weekend, with highs Saturday only in the upper… Continue reading Severe Weather Likely For Louisville Area Today
Strong winds continue in the Louisville Metro this morning, with gusts as high as 25-30 mph. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory until midnight tonight. Forecasters say wind gusts could be as high as 45 mph at times. A strong low pressure system will move across the Great Lakes today, dragging a cold front through the metro area. Ahead of this cold front, there’s a moist and moderately unstable airmass which could set the stage for severe storms in Louisville and southern Indiana this afternoon and evening as the front passes.
A Tornado Watch is in effect until 4pm today. High winds will continue throughout the day, and forecasters say storms later this morning and afternoon could be severe, with higher gusts and isolated tornadoes.
Wind, rain, snow – nope we’re not talking about today’s forecast but the windstorm of September 2008 and the ice storm of January 2009.
The Louisville area is under a High Wind Watch through tomorrow, and weather forecasters are concerned the area will see another round of power outages. Forecaster Mark Jarvis with the National Weather Service in Louisville says wind gusts could top sixty miles per hour– and the area’s fragile trees might not be able to sustain… Continue reading High Winds Could Bring More Outages