Severe Storms and Possible Tornadoes Developing in the Cincinnati Area

“​​Before storms develop, think about your shelter plans!” the National Weather Service post in Wilmington wrote on Twitter.

click to enlarge Chances of tornadoes are rising as thunderstorms in eastern Indiana move east. - PHOTO: NIKOLAS NOONAN, UNSPLASH
Photo: Nikolas Noonan, Unsplash
Chances of tornadoes are rising as thunderstorms in eastern Indiana move east.

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.

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.

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