The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has Marshall County included in the “Slight Risk” Category (2 out of 5) for severe storms today and tonight.   

The threat includes strong damaging winds and isolated tornadoes may be possible.  Heavy localized rain.

The impact of the storm could damage trees and may lead to downed trees or tree branches that could cause damage to power lines leading to power outages.  Damage to homes or other structures may also occur.  Heavy rain may lead to ponding on road surfaces and flooding of low-lying areas that are prone to flooding during heavy rain events.

Marshall County EMA encourages citizens to be prepared.  Be ready to act should severe weather threaten.  Be sure to charge cell phones and check batteries in flashlights and lanterns.