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Power of 5 Weather tracking potentially damaging storms

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Posted at 2:15 PM, May 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-26 11:17:43-04

CLEVELAND — Relief from summer heat arrives Wednesday from afternoon storms that could be strong or severe.

Power of 5 meteorologist Trent Magill gave an update at 7:30 a.m. on potentially damaging storms today. Rewatch it in media player below:

Power of 5 meteorologist Trent Magill tracks potentially damaging afternoon storms

The best chance for storms will be between noon and 5 p.m.

The slight risk for damaging winds is along and east of Interstate 480 to along and east of Interstate 71 from Medina to Columbus. Akron and Canton are included in the slight risk.

The slight risk for severe storms has been trimmed back a bit for today and now, no longer includes downtown Cleveland.

The main threat will be a few strong wind gusts near 60 mph. Evening storms could produce hail, heavy rain and damaging wind gusts.

Temperatures will stay around 80 degrees Wednesday before dropping to cooler air with temperatures in the 60s Thursday.

Memorial Day on Monday looks mild and dry with temps back in the 70s.

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