NWS forecasts the potential for severe weather in our region Saturday, with Clinton County split on Sunday (6 August) for SLIGHT risk (southern half) and MARGINAL risk (northern half). Saturday tornado risk is mainly in the Indiana area and SW border of Ohio.
Storms on Sunday may reach severe level if:
Earlier storms clear out quickly and leave clear skies
Morning mist/dew, combined with bright sunlight on cloudless sky
If skies remain clouding Sunday morning, then the risk for severe weather will be much lower.
NWS weather graph data as of 9:30 am on Saturday from 9 am Saturday through 9 am on Monday:
IF YOU HAVE YET TO HAVE THE "WHAT DO WE DUE DURING A DISASTER" TALK WITH YOUR FAMILY ... have that talk tonight.
Review actions listed under keywords SEVERE, TORNADO, and POWER at https://www.cc-ema.org/prepare.
Stay Weather Aware!
From your friends & family at Clinton County EMA, stay safe and have a great weekend!
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PNM - Prepare Now Message for events with forecasted high severity or impact (e.g. tornado potential, power outage potential, et cetera).
SWA - Stay Weather Aware message for events with the potential of some local impacts (e.g. localized power outage potential, et cetera).
HUM - Heads Up Message for events that are too far off for certainty, but may become significant local threats. Intent is to provide advanced heads up for those with household issues to begin preparing for the potential of impact (e.g. medical, livestock, et cetera).