From the National Weather Service in Paducah:

More storms will develop and move through the area today. The greatest threat for severe storms will be this afternoon and evening with damaging winds the main concern. With the heavy rainfall from the past couple of days, additional rainfall across portions of central KY may result in additional flash flooding. Thus a Flash Flood Watch has been extended through midnight EDT.

Alert - 8 AM:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
CENTRAL DAVIESS COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN KENTUCKY... UNTIL 830 AM CDT

* AT 805 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER OWENSBORO... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS. A WIND GUST TO 61 MPH WAS
MEASURED AT THE OWENSBORO AIRPORT.

IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOW

JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION-JOHNSON-POPE-
HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES- LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL- UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-359 AM CDT FRI JUL 8 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI.

DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST AGAIN TODAY, BOTH THIS
MORNING, AND AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE WITH STORMS TODAY...SO A FLASH FLOOD WATCH
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS HARDEST HIT BY RECENT HEAVY RAINS. REFER
TO THE WATCH FOR DETAILS. A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS IS
POSSIBLE AS WELL...WITH DAMAGING WINDS THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER
HAZARD.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

CONTINUING DAILY STORM CHANCES EXIST. HEAVY RAIN AND LIGHTNING
WILL BE THE PRIMARY STORM HAZARDS.