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05/09/2014

Strong Thunderstorm Arriving in Louisville

A strong thunderstorm capable of producing small hail and winds to 40 mph is moving into metro Louisville right now.

Here's the latest from the National Weather Service...  

Rad

BULLITT KY-CLARK IN-FLOYD IN-HARDIN KY-HARRISON IN-JEFFERSON KY-MEADE
KY-
736 PM EDT FRI MAY 9 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...HEAVY RAIN...HALF
INCH HAIL...AND 40 MPH WINDS...

AT 634 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES NORTHEAST
OF CORYDON TO 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CORYDON TO 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
BRANDENBURG...AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...HEAVY RAIN REDUCING
VISIBILITIES...HALF INCH HAIL...AND GUSTY WINDS OF AROUND 35 TO 40
MPH...ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS.

* THESE STORMS WILL ALSO IMPACT...
  VALLEY STATION...
  ST. MATTHEWS...
  SHIVELY...
  PROSPECT...
  PLEASURE RIDGE PARK...
  GUSTON AND EKRON...
  FLOYDS KNOBS AND BRIDGEPORT...
  PILCHER LANDING AND BUCK GROVE...
  ROCK HAVEN AND HUGHES LANDING...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING. EXPECT PONDING OF WATER ON LOCAL
ROADWAYS. DRIVERS SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND TURN ON THEIR HEADLIGHTS IF
ENCOUNTERING HEAVY RAINS.

IF YOU ARE IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS...SEEK SHELTER INDOORS AND
STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA ALL HAZARDS RADIO...
WEATHER.GOV/LOUISVILLE ON THE INTERNET...OR LOCAL MEDIA FOR LATER
UPDATES AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

Rad2

Marc will have a full update on what to expect this evening on WDRB News.

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Why do you have right now on your radar shot. Would you please time stamp these. It's 3:30 am and these radar images are from what appears to be 7:30 pm. "Right Now" has come and gone.

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