CLEVELAND - ELEVATED RISK for Severe Storms across Northern Ohio Thursday afternoon & evening.
HEAT ADVISORY for ALL of Northern Ohio Thursday afternoon & evening.
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1:40 am Update: Severe Thunderstorms moving south toward Ohio now. Currently over Lower Michigan & Southern Ontario moving SE. Storms should arrive in Greater Cleveland between 5 & 6 am. Some of the storms could produce damaging wind gusts and some large hail. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is possible for Greater Cleveland/Akron and points east for the morning rush today!
11:15 pm Update: A warm front will slide northeast through the area by Thursday morning's rush hour. Isolated storms are possible late tonight early Thursday along the front. Heat and humidity will return behind the front. Highs Thursday afternoon will climb back into the middle 90s with heat index values above 100 degrees. Heat exhaustion and/or heat stroke are real possibilities for those working outside for an extended period of time. A cold front approaches the area from the northwest by late afternoon. Ahead of the front, storms will fire up during the heat of the afternoon. Numerous storms are expected area-wide with many of the storms becoming strong enough to produce damaging wind gusts, torrential rains and, perhaps, some large hail. The best chance for severe storms right now appears to be along and south of a line from Ashland to Akron to Andover. Everyone should stay close to their smart phones, computers and TV sets for the latest severe weather information Thursday afternoon. Download our weather apps HERE !
5:30 p.m. Update: Mild and mostly sunny the rest of your evening. Tonight, expect storms while you sleep, especially after midnight with lows in the mid 70s.Stay tuned for more details.
1:45 p.m. Update: Checking in at the lower 80s this afternoon under a sunny to mostly sunny sky. Expect a few high clouds this evening but we should stay dry until we get past midnight.
Noon Update: Temperatures across NE OH are warming comfortably today. We are checking in near 80º right now and will continue our warm-up. Expect bright sunshine and upper 80s for highs. Storms will stay north of Ohio this afternoon but overnight we will see an isolated storm spark up.
What a great start to the day! Morning temperatures were in the 50s and 60s across Northeast Ohio.
High pressure will keep the sky sunny today as it moves toward the Mid-Atlantic. Temperatures will warm to 80 degrees at lunchtime and 86 for the high.
A warm front will lift north tonight, bringing an isolated chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be warmer, in the low 70s.
A chance of scattered showers and storms continues Thursday afternoon and early Friday as a cold front approaches. Some of the storms could be strong to severe with damaging wind gusts and large hail. The best chance of storms comes Thursday evening.
Cooler, more comfortable air works in Friday through the weekend. Expect highs in the low 80s and lows in the 60s.
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