Severe Weather

U.S. National Weather Service Paducah

National Weather Service surveys have confirmed four tornadoes in southern Illinois after a round a storms Tuesday.


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

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.

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.