Severe Weather Outbreak Expected across the Sequatchie Valley with Strong Damaging Winds, Large Hail and even the possibility of violent long-tracked tornadoes.
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla has placed the Sequatchie Valley in a “HIGH RISK” for severe weather. SPC usually issues a High Risk during the most dangerous severe weather outbreaks. Typically, High Risks are issued for areas of the Great Plains in response to potentially deadly severe weather outbreaks. Here in the Sequatchie Valley… High Risks are rare. The last High Risk in the Sequatchie Valley was in 2009. There have been only four high risks ever for the Sequatchie Valley.
What does this mean? ALL residents should be on heightened alert for severe weather on Wednesday. Timing looks to be midday and thereafter; however, Severe Storms will be possible throughout the day. Please heed all warnings and be ready to act quickly if severe weather threatens. This is being called a “Particularly Dangerous Situation” by the Storm Prediction Center!!!
Meteorologist: Robert Frye