Severe Weather Dangers After Dark

Severe weather is dangerous at any time, but when storms move through the area after dark they are especially dangerous. Without the advantage of visibility, radar and other data become crucial to keeping the public informed. Shelby Melto, with the National Weather Service in Springfield, says it’s critical to have a source of weather information available that can wake you if you are sleeping………..

A NOAA weather alert radio is a great device to keep in your bedroom to help wake you should severe weather move into the area while you are sleeping. Severe storms that moved through the area during the overnight hours on Monday morning caused damage across the KJEL listening area.