NWS Warns of Severe Weather Threat This Afternoon

By: David Shepherd, News Director / Forecaster 

AREA WIDE -- A SLIGHT RISK  has been issued for the listening area today by the Storm Prediction Center of the National Weather Service. 

Morning showers and storms should give way to some partial clearing this afternoon. 

The sunshine will warm the air and destabilize the atmosphere before a new round of storms develop late this afternoon and overnight.

Some may be strong to severe.

The main threat with these storms will be damaging wind gusts. 

Localized heavy rainfall will also be possible.