First Alert: Heat, humidity and a few strong storms

First Alert Forecast 6 p.m. 8/20

(KFVS) - We have issued a First Alert Action Day for this afternoon due to the threat for severe storms with winds up to 70 mph and hail up to the size of quarters.

Most of the area is under a severe thunder storm watch until 8 p.m. today. Temperatures are hot with many areas hitting the middle 90s with a heat index approaching 105.

According to Carter Couny Sheriff’s Office, Strong winds peeled back a section of rubber roof and blew off heavy roof tiles at the Current River Inn.

Five motel rooms were effected and people staying there have been moved to other rooms for safety.

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We will see scattered storms this evening which will cool off the area after sunset, bring morning lows into the middle 70s.

Wednesday will be partly sunny and hot again with a few scattered storms likely to develop across the Heartland. A few storms could be strong. High in the middle 90s.

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**FIRST ALERT ACTION DAY TODAY-For This Afternoon** The level 3 risk has been added to more counties in the Heartland....

Posted by Lisa Michaels KFVS on Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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