This morning, there were reports of trees coming down on roofs in Ada and Muskegon. "Severe weather threats include damaging wind gusts, large hail, tornadoes, and flash flooding".
According to Wilmoth, the prime time for activity in the viewing area will be between 5 to 7 p.m. on the early end until midnight or 1 a.m.
Friday started warm, with temperatures in the mid-60s and highs are expected to climb into the mid-70s before the storms move in.
Santee Electric Coop reported 180 customers without power in Williamsburg County.
27 Storm Track meteorologist Branden Borremans said numerous showers and a few thundershowers are in the forecast Friday, with rain and thunder continuing Friday night, and winds gusting up to 40 miles per hour at night.
Billy Mitchell's scores permanantly removed from Twin Galaxies, banned from future submissions
Mitchell hasn't held the Donkey Kong record since 2010, which is now held by Robbie Lakeman with a score of 1,247,700. The VHS footage of Mitchell's record was undoubtedly spliced so he could pass off his record as legitimate.
Tornado Warning: Take Action!
The tornado watch is in effect because the thunderstorms expected from the system can produce tornadoes suddenly, sometimes with little or no warning. Many radio and TV stations across the state will issue the test tornado warnings. FutureTrack shows the heaviest rainfall falling across northwest Louisiana. Moderate to heavy rain with potentially a passing thunderstorm was predicted for the Monday morning drive. Isolated tornadoes will also be possible.
The bullseye of severe weather on Sunday is a portion of the Carolinas including the Rock Hill area, according to the Storm Prediction Center.
A Tornado Watch is now in effect for much of the KQ2 viewing area.
Janda called cell phone alerts the biggest "game changer" in emergency alert technology, but says his department is continually looking at ways to improve the system. Check back for updates.