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Gov. Beshear urges vigilance ahead of severe weather

In Local, News, State by OC Monitor Staff

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Today, Gov. Andy Beshear cautioned Kentuckians to remain weather-aware and vigilant as waves of severe thunderstorms are expected to bring high winds, hail and possible tornadoes across a wide section of the state.

“Forecasters are telling us to expect multiple rounds of heavy storms beginning tonight and into Wednesday morning from Western to Central Kentucky,” said Gov. Beshear. “These storms will carry the risk of damaging winds, including possible tornadoes, especially along our northern border from Paducah to Louisville.”

According to the National Weather Service, two major rounds of storms are expected. The first is expected around 8 p.m. to midnight, with more severe storms expected after midnight to about 6 a.m. Wednesday.

With the advanced warning, the Governor urges all Kentuckians to have a safety plan.

“Throughout the night, we urge Kentuckians to monitor the weather on weather.gov, by watching local TV or listening to NOAA weather radio,” the Governor said. “Please contact your local emergency management office if you need to find a safe place to shelter.”

For additional preparedness tips, visit kyem.ky.gov.

Ohio County is currently under a Wind Advisory until 9 a.m. Wednesday.