Scattered Thunderstorms Hit Central Ohio


UPDATED: Saturday July 26, 2014 10:29 PM

Your Doppler 10 Forecast
This Evening: Thunderstorms likely. Some may be severe with damaging winds, hail and flooding rains.
Tonight: On and off thunderstorms. A few may be strong with locally heavy rain. Low: 71
Sunday: More storms by midafternoon. Some storms will likely be strong to severe and could contain damaging wind, hail and isolated tornadoes. High: 85
Monday: Lingering showers. Much cooler. High: 75

Special Information:
A Severe T’Storm Watch is out for most of central Ohio until 9:00pm. Scattered thunderstorms will be likely across central Ohio this evening with a few severe storms possible. The Storm Prediction Center has all of central Ohio under a “Slight Risk” for severe storms through the night. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats. Temperatures will stay warm tonight with overnight lows hovering around 70 degrees.
More widespread storms are expected on Sunday with a “Moderate Risk” for severe storms for central and southeastern Ohio. On and of thunderstorms will continue through Sunday with potentially widespread severe storms by early to midafternoon. Damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes will be possible across the area on Sunday before a cold front crosses the area Sunday night. Showers may linger into early next week with calmer and much cooler weather expected by Monday night into Tuesday.

Alerts:
Severe T-Storm Watch for much of central Ohio until 9:00pm. Flash Flood Watch for most of central and southern Ohio until 6pm Sunday.

Inconvenient Weather:
Numerous thunderstorms, some capable of damaging wind gusts and large hail, will be possible across central Ohio tonight. More storms are expected on Sunday, and the Storm Prediction Center has a “moderate risk” for severe storms Sunday afternoon. Again, damaging winds and large hail will be possible with storms Sunday along with the threat for isolated tornadoes. Also, locally heavy rainfall tonight through Sunday could lead to flash flooding.

Planning Your Day:
Prepare for the threat for strong to severe storms by Sunday afternoon which could include damaging wind gusts, large hail and locally heavy rainfall. There is also an isolated chance for a tornado. Temperatures outside of rainfall will top out in the middle 80s.

Stats: Averages: 85/66 Sunday’s Record High: 102 (1936), Record Low: 45 (1962)
Sunset tonight: 8:51 p.m. - Sunrise/set Sunday: 6:25 a.m. / 8:50 p.m.
Precipitation - So far in July: 2.47” (-1.47”) / Annual: 24.61” (+1.09")

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