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Severe Weather update from NWS Louisville

National Weather Service Louisville KY

Update 1:13pmCT: The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. Therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire.

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 6pmCT for south central and central Kentucky.

101 PM CST Sat Jan 1 2022:

At 1pmCT, radar indicated that a severe thunderstorm was located near Columbia, moving east at 65 mph, capable of producing olf ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts.

This severe thunderstorm is expected to remain over mainly rural areas of southeastern Green and central Adair Counties, including the following locations... Pickett, Christine, Portland, Absher, Bliss, Coburg, Fry, Bramlett, Purdy and Ella.

People and animals outdoors could be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

This story was posted on 2022-01-01 14:07:45
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