Kentucky tornado survivors share their experience 9:24
(CNN) – A tornado watch is in effect for parts of southern Kentucky and western Tennessee until 6 p.m. CST, according to the S torm Prediction Center.
Alert cities include Nashville and Bowling Green.RELATED
An intensifying squall line spreading into the region is producing thunderstorms with damaging winds of up to 120 km / h.
A couple of storms could produce a strong tornado, says SPC.
Damaging tornadoes struck parts of this same region during the December 10-11, 2011 outbreak.
This is likely to be the first of several tornado watches to be issued during the afternoon and evening as the storm threat develops.