Today will be another breezy and warm today. Close to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, temperatures could hover in the upper 70s, while on the lake could stay in the low 70s.
Expect another lovely evening; temperatures fall from the mid-70s around sunset to the upper 60s by 10 PM under a mostly clear sky. A cold front will move East through the area into the evening, bringing an end to the rain and storm threat.
Areas to the north and west of the Kansas City area are at greater risk for the severe storms, including Topeka, Lawrence, St. Joseph and Leavenworth. A few strong to severe storms may still be possible early this morning with wind and hail the main threats.
In addition, there could be pockets of heavy rainfall and isolated flooding. The bulk of the storm activity will exit by 3-4 AM, making for a dry morning commute.
Computer models suggest a line of thunderstorms moving through central Indiana Thursday morning. The biggest threat will be damaging winds, hail and a few tornadoes. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The entire line is expected to march eastward however, individual storms will probably move to the northeast.
When a watch is issued, it means the ingredient are available in the atmosphere the storms to form, but it hasn't just yet. Isolated severe storms are possible with from any of these storms as well.
Scattered storms were expected to keep developing through the evening, mostly heading from the southwest to the northeast, according to the National Weather Service. Because the storm was the only show in town, so to speak, NOAA's high-resolution GOES-16 satellite imagery was able to clearly depict the storm's rotating updraft. Some of these will have the potential of becoming strong to severe. Highs on Sunday will be in the low to mid-80s.
Sunday: 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
It's has been a quiet start to the 2018 tornado season for one of the nation's most tornado-prone states, Oklahoma.