Widespread Severe Weather Likely Wednesday Evening

The Storm Prediction Center has issued A major and unexpected upgrade for Wednesday's severe weather outlook. We are  now looking at a 4 out of 5 threat level for Wednesday evening. Storms will race across the area after sunset with damaging winds and tornadoes being the main threat. These severe thunderstorms are expected 5-10 pm. Winds are still expected to gust near 50-60 mph overnight Wednesday into Thursday. We are looking at a potentially dangerous situation.