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FORECAST: Tracking Strong Storms for Thursday

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and last updated 2021-07-28 22:57:31-04

CLEVELAND — Dry weather for most of tonight. But a line of severe thunderstorms will move quickly southeast out of Michigan toward sunrise. The storms will arrive in northwest Ohio between 4 & 6 am and then slide southeast through all of Northern Ohio during the morning rush hour. The good news: the storms should be weakening as they move thru. Still, one or two could produce a brief damaging wind gust and some heavy rain. Stay alert.

Other thunderstorms will likely pop up during the afternoon hours Thursday, especially south of the lake shore counties. Any one of these storms could become severe. Highs on Thursday will reach up to near 80 degrees.

After Thursday's storms, we cool it off and dry out...drastically. Friday is looking GREAT with highs in the lower 70s and a ton of sunshine. That comfortable air lingers into the weekend.

The next chance for a few thunderstorms will arrive Sunday.

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FORECAST HEADLINES

  • Warm tonight
  • Storms arrive for the Thursday AM Rush
  • A few more storms Thursday PM
  • Isolated severe storms possible Thursday
  • Heavy rain, brief damaging wind gusts
  • Much cooler Friday & into the Weekend
  • Next rain chance is Sunday

DETAILED FORECAST

Wednesday Night: Storms arrive toward sunrise. Isolated Severe storms. | Low: 67º

Thursday: Scattered strong to severe storms and periods of heavy rain. Cooler.| High: 80º

Friday: Mainly sunny and GREAT. Cooler. | High: 69º

Saturday: Partly cloudy and pleasant. | High: 78º

Sunday: Isolated storms. | High: 75º

BOATING TODAY:
Winds: S 5-10 kts
Waves: < 2'
Water Temp: 74-76º

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