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Suspected tornado in western Kentucky damages homes

Suspected tornado in western Kentucky damages homes

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 10th, 2018

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A suspected tornado touched down just East of Henderson and caused moderate to severe damage to three homes in Daviess County. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports the suspected tornado moved through western Daviess County, near Stanley, on Saturday afternoon as the storm […]

Widespread Tornado Watch Issued by NWS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 20th, 2018

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TORNADO WATCH 294 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS . KENTUCKY COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ADAIR ALLEN ANDERSON BALLARD BARREN BOURBON BOYLE BRECKINRIDGE BULLITT BUTLER CALDWELL CALLOWAY CARLISLE CASEY CHRISTIAN CLARK CLINTON CRITTENDEN CUMBERLAND DAVIESS EDMONSON FAYETTE FRANKLIN FULTON GARRARD GRAVES […]

Severe Thunderstorm Warning-UPDATE CANCELLED

Severe Thunderstorm Warning-UPDATE CANCELLED

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 14th, 2018

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Severe Weather Statement National Weather Service Paducah KY 531 PM CDT SAT JUL 14 2018 ILC193-INC129-KYC101-225-142241- /O.CAN.KPAH.SV.W.0206.000000T0000Z-180714T2245Z/ White IL-Posey IN-Henderson KY-Union KY- 531 PM CDT SAT JUL 14 2018 …THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN WHITE…POSEY… WEST CENTRAL HENDERSON AND NORTH CENTRAL UNION COUNTIES IS […]

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 5th, 2018

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The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening. The Heat Advisory is no longer in effect. * HEAT INDEX…Heat index readings are expected to be even more oppressive than they were […]

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Southern Illinois & Southern Indiana

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Southern Illinois & Southern Indiana

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

June 12th, 2018

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BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Severe Thunderstorm Warning National Weather Service Paducah KY 338 PM CDT TUE JUN 12 2018 The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… East central White County in southeastern Illinois… Wabash County in southeastern […]

More Spring Rains Bring New Flooding Concerns-EMA

More Spring Rains Bring New Flooding Concerns-EMA

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 28th, 2018

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Due to the recent flooding event in the Spottsville / Reed areas of Henderson County and the forecast for more rain this weekend and into next week as well, has raised the potential for additional flooding in our area. The Henderson County Judge Executive, Brad […]

KY Highway Snow & Ice Report (D2) at 5:00 a.m.

KY Highway Snow & Ice Report (D2) at 5:00 a.m.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 12th, 2018

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Note: stay tuned for more live road reports here on WSON brought to you by Hazelwood Towing & Recovery Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews in 10 of the 11 counties of District 1 were out much of the night responding to an intense snow event that […]

KY Highway Crews Prepared for 1 to 3 inches of Snow Overnight – Slick Spots Reported

KY Highway Crews Prepared for 1 to 3 inches of Snow Overnight – Slick Spots Reported

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 11th, 2018

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The KY Transportation Cabinet Henderson County Crew has been called in to treat reported slick spots on bridges and overpasses along I-69 in Southern Henderson County. One truck is on the road at this time. The crew is loading some additional trucks to be available […]

Winter Storm Warning for WSON Listening Area

Winter Storm Warning for WSON Listening Area

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 11th, 2018

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…A burst of heavy wet snow expected late today and tonight… .A low pressure system will form over the Tennessee Valley this evening. Colder north winds will cause rain to change to snow. A burst of heavy snow could produce a quick 1 to 3 […]

GOVERNOR BEVIN SIGNS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS PROCLAMATION STATEWIDE TORNADO SAFETY DRILL IS MARCH 1, 10:07 A.M. EST

GOVERNOR BEVIN SIGNS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS PROCLAMATION STATEWIDE TORNADO SAFETY DRILL IS MARCH 1, 10:07 A.M. EST

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 1st, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (February 28, 2018) – Governor Matt Bevin has signed a proclamation designating March 1 – 7, 2018, as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky. Severe weather knows no boundaries and impacts every individual in the Commonwealth. As part of severe weather awareness activities, […]