Satellite/radar image from 8:45 pm  on 8/29/16

Potential tropical storm on the horizon

Scattered rain and thunderstorms are already falling over Florida as a result of Tropical Depression #9.  The storm itself, though, won’t actually track through Florida until Thursday.  So, anyone planning an early start to their Labor Day weekend down south should expect soggy weather over the upcoming days. Between now and Thursday night, rainfall amounts across much of the state of Florida will range from 2″-10″ (and more will follow as the week comes to a close).  More rain will follow from the storm as the week comes to a close and the weekend begins. Expected rain…

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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.

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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.