BY: DAVID SHEPHERD, NEWS DIRECTOR / FORECASTER
#NEW -- The Storm Prediction Center of the NWS has placed a portion of our area back into the ENHANCED RISK for severe weather today. We are still looking at an afternoon - early evening event. Stay tuned. We are watching this closely.
AREA WIDE -- Severe weather will be possible this afternoon across the area.
The entire area is currently under a SLIGHT RISK of severe weather this afternoon into this evening.
National Weather Service Meteorologist Jason Puma says storms will start kicking up a little after Noon-eastern and will be moving through until about 8-o-clock-eastern this evening. He says the main threats will be damaging winds, hail, and lightning. He also would not rule out an isolated tornado.
Stay with WITZ Radio News on-air and online through the day. We will keep you posted on the developing weather situation.