Storms have been affecting the Cincinnati area all day and it looks like some might even have the potential to develop into tornadoes.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS) post in Wilmington, chances of tornadoes are rising as thunderstorms in eastern Indiana move east toward greater Cincinnati.
“Before storms develop, think about your shelter plans!” NWS Wilmington wrote on Twitter.
[9:51 AM] Tornado threat update: As thunderstorms develop in eastern Indiana and the tri-state area, we currently anticipate the higher tornado threat for today along and southeast of I-71 as storms move east. Before storms develop, think about your shelter plans! pic.twitter.com/WEfh6xY83W— NWS Wilmington OH (@NWSILN) May 3, 2022
They also warned on social media that heavy rains may cause hydroplaning and other travel issues on the roads, specifically on interstates 70 and 71.
Showers are to be expected all day, per the NWS forecast, with the possibility of thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Severe storms and wind are also possible throughout the area. Winds are predicted to be from 9 to 14 mph coming from the southwest with gusts as high as 26 mph.
There will be chances of thunderstorms tonight before 10 p.m. with rain continuing until midnight.
Things should calm down Wednesday, which is expected to be mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 60s and lows in the lower 50s.