The WOKV Storm Center is fully activated as Tropical Storm Andrea brings flooding rain, strong winds, and possibly an isolated tornado. This is the first Tropical Storm of the Atlantic hurricane season and it got a little stronger overnight.
We're tracking a tropical disturbance that will move out of the Gulf to the northeast. It will bring heavy rain Thursday into Friday, perhaps between 2 and 4 inches based on the latest estimate.
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We are tracking storm development from the west. It's the same system that raked across the Plains this weekend. For the most part it's going to feel like a typical summer stretch with heat and steam, then storms in the afternoon. Heavy rain and gusty winds are most likely, but we can't rule out an isolated severe thunderstorm.
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It's going to feel more tropical as we move into the weekend. Warm temps and high humidity will stick around through the weekend with some rain at times. It's looking like heavier rain arrives next week.