Dangerous Severe Weather Possible Tuesday

Jackie Newman
May 18, 2017

Large hail and damaging risks will be the main threats but an isolated tornado can't be ruled out.

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch that is now set to expire at 12 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

The time of greatest risk for severe weather for the area is late afternoon into early evening, with tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds possible, according to forecasters.

Tornadoes, hail and wind gusts to 80 miles per hour will be possible across Western Oklahoma.

Locally, Chief Meteorologist Jim Madaus says plan on some heat in the metro Detroit area Wednesday. However, there is one more chance for storms to develop later this afternoon.

"We did see some pretty good rains in portions of west-central to northwest Iowa where there was one-to-two inches of rainfall", Cogil says, "but no flooding".

A storm cloud is seen south of US 8 east of Bruce as severe weather hits Rusk County. You can also download our KSNT Storm Track Weather App for free right here.

Latest radar trends indicate a cluster of showers and thunderstorms moving east along the Illinois-Wisconsin state line.

The greater risk for severe storms in central Oklahoma, including Oklahoma appears, to be on Thursday.

Some strong and possibly severe storms are expected to hit the Stateline this afternoon and evening.

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The Lake Havasu City Fire Department will host a two-hour Severe Weather Spotter Training class beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, at Fire Station No. 2 located at 2065 N. Kiowa Blvd.

More thunderstorms moving east-southeast out of Iowa will be moving into southern Wisconsin and northern IL later this evening.

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