CLEVELAND — A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Ashland, Ashtabula Geauga, Holmes, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit and Tuscarawas counties.
Storms are developing a strong cold front where two very different air masses are clashing.
The National Weather Service has also issued a River Flood Warning for Holmes, Lorain and Wayne counties.
Heavy rain and wind is possible that could get as strong as 60 mph.
Residents should watch out for downed trees and powerlines.
The start of Friday will feel like spring but that comes to a crashing halt when temps dip to the 40s midday. At noon, Northeast winds are taking over, drying most of the area off while bringing a cool down.
The day will have a high near 70 degrees and temps will drop to the 40s by sunset.
Friday: Rain & thunder early with temps in the 60s. Windy. Another round of strong storms possible midday. Temps crash into the 40s late afternoon & 20s by Friday night.| High: 69º | SW/NW 15-30 mph Gusts 40 mph
Saturday: Clearing but cold.| High: 34º | N 10-15 mph
Sunday: Still bright, a bit warmer. | High: 48º | NE 8-12 mph
Follow the News 5 Weather Team: