Severe Weather Risks increase for Saturday

Strong storms and possible Severe Weather expected for Saturday afternoon throughout the evening, large hail and damaging winds are likely with possible tornadoes. Storms continue Sunday before drying up on Monday. Temperatures in the in the 70s on Saturday followed by a cool down into the 50s and 60s Sunday and Monday as a passing cold front makes its way east.



There is a Marginal, Slight and Enhanced Risk for Severe Weather in place for counties in the FOX23 coverage area through Saturday. Strong winds, large hail and possible Severe Weather expected. The Storm Alert Team will continue to track this system as it approaches.



We will see a first wave of storms by the afternoon, then a second band arrives by 7:00pm Saturday, strong storms and possible Severe Weather are likely. Strong winds, heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible.



Threat Assessment for Saturdays storms include wind and large hail being the biggest current threat, followed by tornado potential and flooding though on the lower end if the instability is enough it is still possible. The Storm Alert Team will continue to monitor for updated threats as this storm approaches.



Saturday into Sunday we will see strong storms. Saturday many of us in the KBSI viewing area are placed in either a Marginal Risk, Slight Risk or Enhanced Risk. As the storm system moves east of us a passing front will make temperatures drop into the 50s and 60s for Sunday and Monday. Skies dry up Monday through Thursday and temperatures warm back into the 70s by Tuesday. Friday the chance for possible storms comes back with temperatures staying in the upper 70s.


Weather Forecaster

Krista Chang

Categories: Weather