Another “spring-like” storm will move through the Ohio Valley region Monday. A trailing cold front will move through the Mississippi and Tennessee River Valleys. Thunderstorms, some severe will develop late Sunday over the Midsouth region and move eastward overnight. It appears that a squall line will develop and have the potential to cause strong damaging winds. If the squall line breaks up into individual cells, the threat for tornadoes will increase. At this point, it appears a widespread severe weather event will likely unfold across the region as early as Monday morning. It is advised that residents stay aware of this unfolding weather situation. Be sure to have your weather radios on alert mode and be ready to act if warnings are issued.
It is also advised that residents prepare for NON-thunderstorm wind gusts up to 40 MPH. Because of this risk, The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Marion County. Be sure to secure objects that may be picked up and tossed in strong wind gusts. Also, motorists are urged to drive with extra caution, especially if driving a high profile vehicle.
Meteorologist: Robert Frye
Issued: 8:33 PM CST 2/28/2011