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From the News Edge: Two people injured in separate motorcycle crashes ---- Hopkinsville city government moves to new building ---- Man arrested in Dollar General Store armed robbery ---- For all of the latest news be sure to visit our News Page..........................................................From the Weather Edge: Heat Advisory now in effect until 7:00pm Tuesday............................................................From the Sports Edge: FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL - Mayfield 45 Fort Campbell 0......Caldwell Co 78 Christian Co. 57......Russellville 36 Trigg Co 20......Warren Central 54 Hopkinsville 16......

UPDATE - Moderate Risk Of Severe Weather Tonight



The region continues to be under a moderate risk of severe thunderstorms through the night. Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are possible. The News Edge spoke late this afternoon with Rick Shanklin, Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Paducah.


   
Forecasters have been talking over the past couple of days about very strong storms, including the possibility of stronger tornadoes and large hail.


   
As for the timing of storms that develop, Shanklin says it could be very late tonight when the worst of the storms hit.



A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the area until 7:00am Friday morning. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches an hour are occurring and repeating over the same areas in many instances where storms have developed earlier today, this coming on top of 1 to 3 inches that fell across the region last night. Additional heavy rainfall amounts from 1 to 3 inches are expected, bringing storm totals to as much as 5 or 6 inches in some locations.

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