Severe weather risk low for area counties Tuesday night, early Wednesday

Severe weather risk low for area counties Tuesday night, early Wednesday National Weather Service graphic

Isolated severe weather is possible but unlikely Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

The Storm Prediction Center has posted a marginal severe weather risk for Lyon and surrounding counties through the late-night hours. Hail and high winds are the main concerns.

The low-end risk of severe weather will develop shortly after a heat advisory ends for Lyon and most surrounding counties at 8 pm. Heat index readings in Emporia have been as high as 103 degrees Tuesday afternoon, reflecting air temperatures in the low 90s and dewpoints in the mid-70s.

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