Credit: Satellite/radar image from 10 pm 8/31/16

Wednesday night tropical update

Updating you on the the tropical activity we’ve been following this week… Tropical Depression Eight no longer poses a threat to land and has headed out into the Atlantic. Tropical Storm Hermine, formerly Tropical Depression Nine, is now on a path that takes it a little west of previous forecasts and it is now expected to affect a greater area within the southeastern United States.  Hermine is expeted to strengthen as it approaches the Florida Gulf Coast.  Landfall in Florida is expected Thursday night.  It is still strengthening and may be near hurricane status by the time it makes landfall.  Storm total rainfall…


Friday Night Football forecast

AFTERNOON UPDATE (3:54 PM): We’re watching the development of scattered rain across central IL and IN now. Rain that’s in these spots will track toward us, bringing rain and t-storm potential to our area around 7 pm and after. Keep this in mind if heading out to any football games. The games may not be completely dry, as forecasted earlier.


Latest tornado count

One of two storm survey teams has filed its damage report. This team confirms 6 tornado touchdowns on August 24. At least 1 additional tornado confirmation is expected when the second storm survey releases its findings before the week is up.