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Dangerously Excessive Heat and Humidity Continues from the Midwest and Eastward

Oppressive heat and humidity will continue through Saturday from the Midwest to the East Coast. The Midwest will get a slight reprieve on Sunday as a cold front moves through the area, while excessive heat continues in the East. In addition, strong to severe storms will bring potential for damaging winds, hail, and heavy rain on Saturday. Read More >

June 17-18, 2019
Severe Weather & Heavy Rain/Flooding


A strong mesoscale convective system (MCS) tracked through the southern Ohio Valley during the evening hours on the 17th into the early morning hours on the 18th. Strong straight-line winds resulted in numerous reports of trees downed across the southern part of Ohio and northern Kentucky. Additionally, very heavy rain rates resulted in renewed flooding and flash flooding, continuing the stretch of very wet weather across much of the Ohio Valley.