April 13, 2022 from the National Weather Service

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast Missouri. A Wind Advisory is posted from 9 AM through 7 PM CDT for the entire outlook area. Please see the latest Wind Advisory for details.

A Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 pm CDT for southern sections of west Kentucky. Please refer to the latest Flood watch for details.

A significant severe weather episode is likely today and this evening for the entire outlook area. The Storm Prediction Center has a good portion of western Kentucky under a Moderate Risk of Severe Weather, the northern border of which reaches into the bottom half of Henderson County and just a small portion of southwestern Daviess County. The rest of the coverage area is under an Enhanced/Level 3 out of 5 risk for Severe Weather.

Damaging winds of 60 to 70 mph winds or higher, large hail up to two inches, and tornadoes are all possible.

A few storms may reach severe limits this morning over part of the outlook area, but the main concern will be with the line of thunderstorms expected to move from west to east across the entire outlook area between 1 pm to 10 pm this Wednesday.

Widespread damaging straight-line winds are expected. A few embedded tornadoes are possible within the line of storms this afternoon and evening. Large hail will be mostly likely over the Purchase area of west Kentucky and across parts of southeast Missouri.

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