Weather AlertThe National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has us under a “Marginal” category for severe weather tonight and the “Slight” risk category for severe weather tomorrow night.

THREAT: Two rounds of rain and storms late this afternoon into Wed AM. Rain may be moderate to heavy at times Mon night with between 1 -2 inches possible. Minor flooding is possible. Strong to severe storms are possible tonight and Tuesday night, with the main threat tonight being hail. On Tuesday night, both hail and damaging winds are possible. Windy Wed night into Thu, with west-northwest winds gusting to 25-30 mph. A few gusts up to 35 mph are possible

IMPACTS: Hail damage to buildings and vehicles is possible. Winds (gusts up to 45 mph) may bring down tree limbs or trees, which may lead to downed powerlines causing power outages. Also, trees across roads or into buildings. Minor flooding in low lying areas or areas that are prone to flooding during heavy rains may cause property damage. Hazardous driving conditions caused by water on or across road surfaces.

PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: Secure loose objects outdoors that can be blown around and cause property damage. Check batteries in flashlights to be sure they are working properly. Be mindful of water across roads and never drive through flooded areas. Monitor local news for weather updates and be prepared to take shelter should severe weather threaten.