WeatherWeather News


Spring warmth fueling strong to severe storms and wind gusts up to 60 mph Wednesday night

Posted at 8:58 AM, Apr 13, 2022

CLEVELAND — Spring warmth will inundate Northeast Ohio once again today with the warmest weather so far this week. But storms are also returning so stay alert, especially tonight.

Weather should be quiet through much of the morning with only a slim shot of a shower or storm as a warm front lifts north over the area.

7dayfcstweb (2).jpg

This afternoon through tonight, expect rounds of rain and storms to build into the area ahead of a cold front. A few storms could be strong to severe this evening, with wind gusts near 60 mph and some hail the main threats.

The main line of strong storms is expected tonight from around 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. But some showers and storms are expected to form ahead of the main line. Storms will continue overnight as a cold front moves through around 3 to 4 a.m. Thursday. It's quite warm today ahead of the cold front in the 70s. Cooler air returns Thursday afternoon with highs in the upper 50s.

7dayfcstweb (1).jpg

It's even cooler for the weekend with highs in the 40s by Easter Sunday.

Want the latest Power of 5 weather team updates wherever you go? Download the News 5 App free now: Apple|Android

Download the StormShield app for weather alerts on your iOS and Android device: Apple|Android

Click here to view our interactive radar.

Read and watch the latest Power of 5 forecast here.

Follow the News 5 Weather Team:

Mark Johnson: Facebook & Twitter

Remeisha Shade: Facebook & Twitter

Trent Magill: Facebook & Twitter

Katie McGraw: Facebook & Twitter