Cool, then severe storms possible as temps heat up


(WOWK) — Cooler than normal days and nights will be replaced rapidly on Friday by warmer than normal weather and the returning chance of severe thunderstorms. Storms are currently projected to impact the region Friday evening and overnight into early Saturday.

The first outlook issued for Friday by the Storm Prediction Center has the northern half of the WOWK-TV viewing area under a Slight Risk for severe storms, which is category 2 out of 5 on the scale.

Storm Prediction Center outlook for Friday

Potential strong, damaging winds are the likely top risk followed by hail. Frequent lightning and heavy downpours are also possible. It is possible that flood or flash flood watches may be required.

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