Slight risk of severe weather In much of Indiana Tuesday

Day 2 convective outlook map
Risk of severe weather between 8 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 19 and 8 a.m. EDT Wednesday. Yellow area: Slight risk. Green area: Thunderstorms but none expected to be severe. Highlighted counties: County warning area of northern Indiana NWS office. Source: SPC “Day 2 Convective Outlook,” 1:30 p.m. Aug. 18.

Approximately the southern two thirds of Indiana — including southern Allen County, Indiana — have a slight risk of severe weather between 8 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 19 and 8 a.m. EDT Wednesday, according to the “Day 2 Convective Outlook” that the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center issued at 1:30 p.m. EDT today.

Forecasters expect isolated strong to severe storms Tuesday afternoon and evening. The strongest storms might include a few damaging wind gusts and large hail.

In IMO SKYWARN quadrant two, the slight risk area includes the southern third of Allen County (Ind.), all of Huntington, Wells, Adams, Blackford and Jay Counties, and southwestern Van Wert County.

We’ll get a more detailed look at the risk, including the probabilities of tornadoes, damaging straight-line winds and large hail, when the SPC issues its first “Day 1 Convective Outlook” for tomorrow, at about 2 a.m. EDT.

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