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Summer heat and humidity fueling damaging afternoon storms

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Posted at 6:52 AM, Apr 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 14:57:59-04

CLEVELAND — Summer heat and humidity Tuesday is fueling afternoon storms Wednesdays.

Plan on a few damaging storms this afternoon.

Power of 5 meteorologist Trent Magill said these storms will build in our area so we won’t see them coming in from the west.

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The afternoon storms could bring lightning, strong winds and hail. Storm Prediction Center going with a 40% chance a severe weather watch will be issued for eastern parts of the area, so not a really high chance at this point.

Storm threat goes down overnight but widespread rain builds in for much of Thursday.

Showers will be scattered Wednesday with rain showers likely Thursday.

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Thursday temperatures take a big tumble as our summer-like warmth is erased. Temperatures will be much cooler in the 50s north, 60s in our southern counties with widespread soaking rain likely.

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