Heavy rain potential into Thursday

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued through 3:00AM Thursday morning.

Watch Kbsi

Large hail and damaging wind will be possible with storms that move through.

Flood Watch Kbsi

There is also a heavy rain is a potential with these storms. Because of this, a Flood Watch is in place for much of the viewing area.

Various Model Clouds And Precip

Waves of heavy rain will move through overnight with a heavy swatch of rain expected early Thursday morning.

Exc Rain Kbsi

Also because of the heavy rain potential, there is a Moderate Risk for excessive rainfall from Paducah to Cape Girardeau north.

Latest 4km Graf Precipitation Accum

Several inches of rain will be possible.

Ksbi Hourly Forecast 01

Rain is expected to taper off as Thursday progresses. Highs will be in the lower 90s, but the dewpoint will be very high, so the heat index will be high, as well.

Heat Kbsi

Because of the heat potential, a Heat Advisory and Excessive Heat Warning is in place for parts of the viewing area Thursday.

Skeeter Meter 2

Because of the likely standing water, heat, and humidity, the likelihood to see more mosquitos is high.

3 7 Day Forecast

The chance for storms continues all the way into next week.

Storm Alert Team Chief Meteorologist
Rusty Dawkins

Categories: Weather