Severe threat moved further east

Convective outlook map

None of the counties covered by the Northern Indiana National Weather Service (NWS) office are at risk of severe weather today or tonight, according to the Day 1 Convective Outlook the NWS Storm Prediction Center issued at 12:28 p.m. today. As compared to yesterday’s Day 2 Convective Outlook, the slight risk area moved to the south and east, covering parts of central and southern Ohio and parts of West Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee.

While forecasters expect no severe thunderstorms in the Fort Wayne area, locally heavy rainfall rates are likely east of Interstate 69 this afternoon. The heavy rain could lead to flooding, particularly in northwestern Ohio, according to the Hazardous weather Outlook that the northern Indiana NWS office issued at 4:29 a.m. EDT today