Slight risk gone for today, returns tomorrow

Categorical map from 3:58 p.m. Day 1 Convective Outlook

No part of Indiana remained at risk of severe weather as of 3:58 p.m. EDT, when the National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center issued an updated Day 1 Convective Outlook. As you can see on the map at right, the slight risk area moved eastward to north central Ohio counties served by the Cleveland NWS office.

Beginning at 8 a.m. EDT tomorrow, extreme northern Indiana, extreme northwestern Ohio and much of southern lower Michigan will be at slight risk of severe weather, according to the Day 2 Convective Outlook that the SPC issued at 1:23 p.m. today. In the Fort Wayne area, the nearest counties included are northern Whitley as well as all of Lagrange, Steuben, Noble and DeKalb. Severe storms will be mostly likely tomorrow night, north of U.S. 24 in Indiana and Ohio, with damaging winds the primary threat, according to the Hazardous Weather Outlook that the northern Indiana NWS office issued at 5:27 a.m. today. Our next updated look at tomorrow’s risk comes at about 2 a.m. tomorrow, when the SPC issues the first Day 1 Convective Outlook of the day.

Beginning at 8 a.m. EDT Wednesday, a slight risk of severe weather will exist for most of the southern two thirds of Indiana and almost all of Ohio until 8 a.m. Thursday, according to the Day 3 Convective Outlook that the SPC issued at 3:30 a.m. today. In the Northern Indiana office’s forecast area, severe storms will be mostly likely Wednesday along and southeast of U.S. 24 in Indiana and Ohio in the afternoon and early evening.