Severe weather is expected in Christian County and the surrounding area on Tuesday. Severe thunderstorms, hail, damaging wind over 60 miles per hour, and even a slight risk for tornadoes will affect the listening area Tuesday evening and overnight. Christian County Emergency Management Director Mike Crews warned Regional Radio News about the possibility for damaging winds.
1-2 inches of rain is also expected with the storms, and with that much rain coming that quickly, Chief Crews also talked about the possibility of flooded roads.
Hail is predicted to be quarter size, with strong winds and a possible touchdown of a tornado with the greatest threat being between 6PM and Midnight Tuesday evening. Flooding continues to be an issue near the Illinois River. Stay tuned to Regional Radio News for more updates.