Louisville (AP) Louisville is expecting the next wave of thunderstorms, which are expected to bring rain to parts of the metro area late Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
A day earlier, the National Weather Service had said the most likely rainfall amounts for Louisville would be up to a foot.
The weather service is also warning the storm could bring wind gusts up to 50 mph.
“There will be a significant amount of wind and possibly some rain,” meteorologist John McAlister said.
“It will be quite windy and will have some scattered showers, but it’s unlikely to get very intense.”
A forecast for the area also said heavy rains are possible for the western part of the city, including the neighborhoods of Northside, Westmoreland and Old Fourth Ward.
A heavy downpour is possible Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning in parts of Louisville, and a tornado warning is in effect for parts of western Louisville and parts of southwestern Kentucky.
Louisville will get more rain as it moves north and west from the central Appalachians, and that will bring heavy rain, McAlisters said.
The weather service has said more than 4 inches of rain are expected for parts and a foot of rain in parts, and up to 2 inches of rainfall could be felt in some parts.
Heavy rains are expected Wednesday evening in parts and up, and the weather service says up to 4 inches could be found in parts.
The heavy downpours are expected in parts in eastern Louisville, the Louisville metropolitan area, the western half of the Louisville-Jefferson County line and in parts near Louisville’s main airport.
The storm is expected to move east later Wednesday night.