Afternoon Update
1:44 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Severe Weather Coming to Region

Severe weather is expected across the region over the next 48 hours.

Credit NWS

The national weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch through 9:00pm for the  WKMS listening area. A wind advisory will also be in effect beginning at 1:00am.

Forecasters expect a second line of storms to reach the area in late afternoon tomorrow. The storms should last late into the night. Forecasters say the conditions will be favorable for high winds, hail and tornadoes. Rainfall totals are expected to be 1 to 2 inches.