Thunderstorms Possible Tonight, Flood Warnings Issued


UPDATED: Thursday February 20, 2014 5:42 PM


Your Doppler 10 Forecast

This Evening:    Partly to mostly cloudy and warmer.
Tonight:    Severe thunderstorms possible with a strong cold front.   Windy with a low of 37.
Tomorrow:    Windy and turning cooler.  High 45.
Saturday:    Partly sunny with light rain or snow towards sunset.  High 48.

Special Information:
We are monitoring a powerful cold front that will approach the area towards midnight.   Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop ahead of the front and could be severe between 9PM and 1AM.   These storms may produce damaging winds and a few isolated tornadoes especially across Southern Ohio.   Winds with the front will gust between 40-50 mph even without thunderstorms.   Any storms could increase wind speeds above 60 mph.   In addition…. Heavy rain combined with melting snow could result in flooding.   WIND ADVISORY and FLODD WATCHES and WARNINGS have been issued.   Additional WATCHES and WARNINGS could be issued later tonight for severe weather.

Alerts :  WIND ADVISORY and FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS.

Inconvenient Weather: Very strong cold front will move across Central Ohio between 9-1AM.  Damaging winds will be possible across Central Ohio.   An isolated tornado can’t be ruled out in Southern Ohio.

Stats:   Today’s averages 42/37…Record High 68 (1891)   Record Low --9(1885).   Sunset tonight 6:13  Sunrise tomorrow 7:16AM.

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