Wednesday, June 22, 2016

First Alert: 9:00 PM Update

Beneficial rain is moving through the area.
Lightning and thunder can be expected.
Heavy downpours can be expected in
Hillsdale and Williams counties by 10 PM.

As mentioned in the 3:00 PM update
powerful storms are developing over Illinois.
A TORNADO WATCH is in effect there
and two tornadoes have been reported so far.
The risk of severe weather in this watch area
will move southeast into central Indiana
during the early morning hours.

Midnight:  beneficial rains continue across
our area.  Lightning and thunder continues
with a minimal severe weather risk.
The powerful storms near Chicago will
be into Indiana heading southeast. 

1:00 AM:  Severe weather is likely occurring
from southwest of Lima through Muncie
and Indianapolis.  Wind damage is likely
in this swath that will likely end up
threatening Dayton and Cincinnati.

2:00 AM:  Very heavy downpours of rain
will be moving into southwest Ohio.
Scattered heavy rains and thunderstorms
will continue across our area at this time.

Showers, lightning and thunder may linger
in northwest Ohio near daybreak.
It will become partly sunny by the afternoon.

Total rainfall amounts across our area will
vary greatly considering the scattered nature
of our showers and thunderstorms tonight.

Robert Shiels WTOL