DUBOIS COUNTY -- The National Weather Service has placed the entire area under an ENHANCED RISK for severe weather this evening into the overnight hours.
Primary threats will be damaging winds, hail, flooding rains and a few tornadoes.
A first wave of rain and storms will come through earlier in the day, with the severe weather risk later this evening into tonight.
In addition to the storms, we have a potential for flooding. Our area could see up to two inches of rain.
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for the entire WITZ listening area. See details below.
Stay tuned for the latest developments on this potential emergency weather situation.
Flash Flood Watch issued March 19 at 4:23AM EDT until March 20 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY
Areas Affected: Dubois and surrounding counties
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
.Steady rains are forecast this morning into the mid afternoon hours as a warm front lifts north across central Kentucky.
The better chance for heavy rainfall will come with thunderstorms later this evening into the overnight hours.
The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Indiana and central
* From this evening through Friday morning
* Widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches are expected across the watch area through Friday morning. Areas that receive multiple rounds of storms likely would get more rainfall and the higher rainfall rates could lead to flash flooding.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.