Morning rain and an afternoon tornado in Boone County

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An EF-1 tornado with winds estimated at 100 mph touched down in Boone County just before 3:30pm on Thursday. The tornado was part of a small cluster of severe storms that pounded the state between 3 and 6pm.  Heavier rain had fallen earlier in the day and our seasonal total is running well above average. We’ll get  a break from rain on Friday but more t-storms are likely this weekend.

Photo from David Peck just south of Lebanon
Photo from David Peck just south of Lebanon

This was the first funnel cloud sighting on Thursday.

WTTV Barn Damaged

Several buildings were damaged in Boone County Thursday afternoon.


Some spots received over a half-inch of rain  on Thursday.


We are two inches above average for the season so far.


We’ll have some morning fog  before skies clear on Friday and more rain is likely this weekend.

Regional Front Map1

Rain is likely for most of the day Saturday.

Regional Front Map2

Rain is also likely Sunday.

5-Day QPF

Up to an inch of rain is likely this weekend.

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