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Tornado warning in Columbia, storms tonight

From Mike Keltner, Director, Adair Co. Emergency Management

2:05pmCT -- A Code RED weather alert has just been received - tornado warning over Columbia - take steps to be safe! The remnants of Hurricane Beryl will track over the Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening, and tapering off on Wednesday. Strong to severe storms will be possible in a time frame beginning at2p,CT until about Midnight.

The Adair County courthouse annex will remain open throughout the evening as a temporary storm location.

Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 62. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm Wednesday evening.

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