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UPDATE: Most of the area is rain free now, with temps in the 80s. It's still very muggy.
UPDATE: Heaviest rain across southern Summit county with some thunder. Sliding SE at 20 mph.
UPDATE: Seeing several areas of moderate to heavy rains with some embedded thunder. Temps are in the 80s with dew points near 70. It's muggy.
UPDATE: Severe warning for Trumbull has expired. Expect a few more storms possible, mainly east and south of Cleveland.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
TRUMBULL COUNTY IN NORTHEAST OHIO UNTIL 545 PM EDT
AT 527 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS REPORTED CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.
THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES SOUTH OF WARREN...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
UPDATE: We're seeing a few showers and some thunder, mainly SE of Cleveland and sliding SE. We may still see a storm pop up, but the activity should begin to wane near dinner and sunset. It's warm and muggy with temps in the 80s.
Update: Clouds are breaking apart from west to east this afternoon. Expect a steamy a afternoon as temps continue to warm. Afternoon highs will range from the middle 80s where clouds/showers linger to the upper 80s where sunshine shines through. A weak disturbance moving out of Michigan could spark isolated storms today, especially with the quick warm-up. Expect brief heavy downpours, occasional lightning and with the strongest storms e could see some gusty winds.
Update: The heaviest rain is over the lake after pushing through most of the area early this morning. Still tracking some heavy rain along the shoreline in Lake and Ashtabula counties. Expect this to push east over the next hour. More development is likely west this morning. It won't rain all day but clouds and dreary weather will be the story for the day. Light rain is currently pushing into Erie and Huron counties toward Sandusky.
After this morning's rain, the steady soaking rain is mostly over for the weekend. Ohio will dry out throughout the day today from west to east. In the process we can expect scattered showers throughout the day. As we dry out, this afternoon's temperatures will push into the upper 80s giving us enough instability to hear a few rumbles of thunder. The further west you are, the less likely you will get any rain.
Tonight skies will start to clear out as temps drop to near 70º before a quick warm-up. Intense summer heat will flood into Ohio early next week with temps touching near 90º Monday. Areas Tuesday will touch the middle 90s! This heat blast won't be as long lived as the last one, luckily. A cold front will push through Wednesday sparking storms and bringing a quick cool down. Temperatures the second half of the work-week will hold in the lower 80s.
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