... Significant weather advisory for Warrick... Pike and Spencer
counties in southwest Indiana... and eastern Henderson... Daviess...
eastern Hopkins and McLean counties in northwest Kentucky... and
eastern Christian... Todd and Muhlenberg counties in south central
Kentucky until 600 am CDT...
At 459 am CDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking
strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Oakland City to
Clarksville... and moving east at 50 mph.
Hail up to the size of pennies and wind gusts up to 50 mph are
expected with these storms... along with heavy rain and frequent
dangerous lightning. Winds have been measured around 45 mph at Cadiz
in Trigg County as the storms recently passed.
Locations that may be impacted include...
Boonville... Calhoun... Greenville... Elkton... Central City...
Owensboro... Rockport... Graham... Stanley... Eureka... Weir...
Winslow... Folsomville... Powderly... Guthrie... Livermore...
Masonville... Dunmor... Dale and Grandview.
Torrential rain... which may flood low lying areas such as ditches and
underpasses... is also likely. Do not drive your vehicle on a flooded
Statement as of 5:02 am CDT on May 21, 2013Special Statement
Statement as of 01:45 am CDT on May 21, 2013
... Record daily maximum low temperature set at Evansville in...
The low temperature for yesterday, may 20th, at Evansville in was
71 degrees. This sets a new maximum low temperature for this date.
The old record was 70 degrees set in 2004.
|Public Information Statement|
Statement as of 12:14 am CDT on May 21, 2013
... Safety rules for tornadoes...
A Tornado Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service
for all of the quad state area with the exception of the southern
Kentucky pennyrile area. This watch is in effect until 5 am
Tuesday morning. The following safety tips are being provided in
hope that the broadcast media will frequently broadcast these
messages while the watch affects their area.
A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the development
of severe thunderstorms which can produce tornadoes in and close
to the watch area. If you are in the watch area... keep informed
of the latest weather information. These storms can develop
rapidly so there may be occasions when advance warning is not
A Tornado Warning means a tornado has been spotted or indicated by
radar. If you are in the path or near the tornado... take
immediate action to protect life and property. Follow these
In open country... find a ditch... culvert or other low area and
lay down flat. Cover your head with your hands for protection.
In homes or small buildings... go to the basement or a small
interior room on the lowest floor like a Hall or bathroom closet.
Use heavy furniture for shelter or cover yourself with a mattress
In Mobile homes or vehicles... abandon it and go to a substantial
structure or place of safety. Never try to outrun a tornado in a
In schools... hospitals... factories or shopping centers... go to
designated shelter areas. Interior Halls on the lowest levels are
usually the best. Stay away from gymnasiums or auditoriums. Avoid
all outside walls and windows.
The key to tornado survival is to be prepared and take immediate
action when a warning is issued or when you feel threatened.
Remember... the actions you take during a tornado event may save
your life and the lives of those you are responsible for.