Tornado Advisory #001: Expires 24 FEB 2018 (18:00 Eastern)

24 FEB 2017 – Valid until 06:00 PM 24 FEB 2018

A private Tornado Advisory encompasses Western Kentucky, beginning Saturday afternoon, through the evening.

Models indicate sufficient wind shear and instability, consistent with potential tornadic activity. Isolated hail incidents may occur as well throughout the storm. Mixed with already saturated grounds, flooding is a concern as well!

Counties advised: Meade, Hardin, Hart, Barren, Allen, Edmonson, Grayson, Breckinridge, Hancock, Ohio, Butler, Warren, Simpson, Logan, Muhlenberg, McLean, Daviess, Henderson, Webster, Hopkins, Christian, Caldwell, Union, Crittenden, Lyon, Trigg, Livingston, Marshall, Calloway, Bracken, Graves

Wind Statement: Wind events will be likely, with isolated occurrences of 50+ mph gusts, and a couple tornadoes may be possible especially in counties closer to West Tennessee.

Activation: Kentuckians are encouraged to submit reports and photos. You can use Twitter #kywx, #ekywx, and for those in Eastern Kentucky, you can tag @EKYVost or @SkywarnW700

** If someone’s life is in danger, dial 911 **
Overpasses are NOT safe shelters from Wind or Tornadoes!

Travel Impact: Never attempt to drive through flooded roadways. You may not be able to see how deep the water really is, and you or your vehicle could be swept away.

You can view weather resources and view live traffic conditions at: Weather Resources RWIS

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