SEVERE WEATHER ALERT: Strong Storms Expected to Roll Through Sunday

By: WSAZ News Staff; Josh Fitzpatrick Email
By: WSAZ News Staff; Josh Fitzpatrick Email

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Severe weather is set to roll through the area Sunday night.

According to WSAZ meteorologist Josh Fitzpatrick, the strongest winds will move across the WSAZ viewing area from about 9 p.m., (possibly earlier and starting in our western counties) to 1 a.m. (ending over the mountains).

Winds could gust greater than 50 mph. This is expected between 10 & 11 p.m. for the River Cities and toward midnight to 1 a.m. for the Kanawha Valley.

Sunday will be a spring-like day. Showers and even a thunderstorm is likely through the day ahead of the main cold front. The winds will be increasing Sunday afternoon to 15-30 mph.

There is a Wind Advisory for the region Sunday afternoon into Sunday overnight.

It's also possible that the area will be under some kind of severe weather watch (severe thunderstorm and or tornado watch).

A moderate risk for severe weather continues in Ohio and Kentucky counties in the WSAZ viewing area. That's the second highest level the Storm Prediction Center issues.

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