Less of Indiana at risk for severe weather

Yellow indicates a slight risk of severe weather until 8 a.m. EDT May 22. Green indicates non-severe thunderstorms. Source: SPC 2000Z Day 1 Convective Outlook.

The Day 1 Convective Outlook the Storm Prediction Center issued at 3:58 p.m. EDT indicates no risk of severe weather for most of Indiana. Some counties near Fort Wayne continue to have a slight risk until 8 a.m. tomorrow. These include all of the following Indiana counties: LaGrange, Steuben, DeKalb, Allen and Adams. Also, portions of Noble, Whitley, Huntington, Wells and Jay. All of the following Ohio counties also have a slight risk: Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Allen. Other counties farther from the Fort Wayne area are also affected.

A recent forecast discussion from the northern Indiana weather forecast office indicates that storm development yet today is very unlikely. Showers and thunderstorms are much more likely during the early hours of tomorrow. The weather forecast office has not updated its Hazardous Weather Outlook since 6 a.m. today, when it wrote that storm spotter activation is not expected.