Tornado Watch, Wind Advisory Issued For Central Ohio


UPDATED: Sunday November 17, 2013 4:53 PM

TORNADO WATCH issued for all of Ohio until midnight. This means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms which could include tornadoes.

The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of central Ohio under a "Moderate Risk" for severe storms this afternoon into tonight. Strong thunderstorms are expected to develop by late afternoon, and may become severe with damaging winds possible. There is also a threat for isolated tornadoes this afternoon into tonight.
 

Your Doppler 10 Forecast
This Morning:    Cloudy and breezy with scattered showers and a few thunderstorms.
This Afternoon:    Windy and warm with scattered showers and storms, some could be severe. High 67
Tonight:    Showers and storms likely, some could be severe with damaging winds. Clearing skies late and turning colder. Low 45
Monday:    Cooler with a mix of clouds and sun and a slight chance for a few showers early. High 50

Special Information:

We’ll be windy and warm today ahead of a strong cold front. Scattered showers and a few storms will be possible throughout the day with storms becoming likely this evening as the front gets closer. The computer models are indicating a line of storms will develop mid to late afternoon in Indiana and cross into Ohio early this evening. This line will be capable of producing damaging wind and possibly a few tornadoes. The Storm Prediction Center has placed central Ohio under a MODERATE RISK for severe weather with a HIGH RISK in western Ohio and Indiana. Most storms should be gone by midnight, and skies will clear and temperatures fall as the front pushes east. We’ll be in the low 50s Monday with a slight chance for showers followed by highs in the 40s and dry weather Tuesday through Thursday.

Alerts:  WIND ADVISORY in effect into tonight. MODERATE RISK for severe storms late today in central Ohio with a HIGH RISK in western Ohio.
            
Inconvenient Weather: Winds gusting up to 50 mph along with showers and storms.
 
Planning Your Day:  We’ll see windy and warm conditions along with a chance for showers and storms throughout the day. Severe storms with the potential for damaging winds will be possible this evening.

Stats:  Averages: 53/36  Record High: 72 (1953, 1931)  Record Low: 12 (1883) Sunrise: 7:18 a.m.  Sunset: 5:14 p.m.
                                                                                        

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