Severe Weather NWS Confirms 4 Tornadoes in Region on Tuesday By Associated Press • Apr 5, 2018 U.S. National Weather Service Paducah National Weather Service surveys have confirmed four tornadoes in southern Illinois after a round a storms Tuesday. Williamson Co. Hit Hard by Tuesday's Storms By Brad Palmer • Apr 4, 2018 WSIL In response to storm damage from Tuesday's severe weather, officials in Williamson County have issued a disaster declaration. This action activates the county's emergency operations plan. Severe Weather Potential for Tuesday By Brad Palmer & National Weather Service • Apr 2, 2018 There is an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms across much of the region Tuesday. During a Facebook live session, National Weather Service meteorologist Pat Spoden in Paducah says the main threat will be damaging winds. Tornadoes, Severe Weather Rake Region By Jennifer Fuller, The Associated Press & Kevin Boucher & Benjy Jeffords • Mar 1, 2017 Kevin Boucher, WSIU One death has been confirmed in Missouri, and possibly two more in Illinois, after an apparent tornado swept across the Show Me state and Illinois Tuesday.