Last Updated on June 15th, 2017
June 15th, 2017
Written by Lora Kirmer
Currently, the Emporia area and locations to the south and west are in a moderate risk for severe weather this evening according to the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center. Areas to the north sit in an enhanced risk.
TV-13 Chief Meteorologist Jeremy Goodwin says the biggest threat is wind, and storms should move out of the area by midnight, but could return later Friday and Saturday.
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12 p.m. Thursday
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has placed the Emporia area and locations to the south and west in a moderate risk for severe weather for Thursday evening. Northeastern portions of the listening area are in an enhanced risk.
Storms will be capable of producing large hail up to baseball size. Damaging winds of 75 miles per hour or greater are also possible. TV-13 Meteorologist Doug Meyers says it's important to remain weather alert throughout the day.
The storms should come together into a complex of storms by mid-afternoon and move southeast at 40-50 mph. Meyers discusses when the best timing for storms will be.
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