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Power of 5 Weather tracking 2 rounds of showers, storms, with wind gusts over 50 mph

Posted at 6:53 AM, Mar 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-25 21:29:07-04

CLEVELAND — The Power of 5 Weather team is tracking two rounds of storms Thursday—one during the evening commute and the other overnight.

Chief Meteorologist Mark Johnson breaks down Thursday night's storms below.

The first round is expected to roll through between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. and another one overnight around 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for all of Northeast Ohio.


The High Wind Warning is in effect from 11 p.m. Thursday to noon on Friday.


South winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph are expected. There's a very low marginal threat for a few strong storms with the best chance overnight.


Damaging winds are expected to blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult for high-profile vehicles.

The main threats with storms will be wind gusts over 50 mph and heavy rain that could lead to some minor flooding. Temperatures also drop about 20 degrees between today and Friday.


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