Severe Thunderstorms move through the Miami Valley south of I-70 Wednesday night

Springboro lightning

A 2 NEWS viewer submitted this photo using our ReportIt! feature showing lightning in Springboro on April 8, 2020.

11:45 p.m. There is no more severe weather in the Miami Valley. All the warnings have expired and the Tornado Watch has been canceled. Tomorrow will be much cooler. Read the complete Storm Team 2 Forecast here.

Check out some of the photos 2 News Viewers captured of lightning in the Miami Valley Wednesday night.

11:20 p.m. The severe threat is leaving the Miami Valley. Greene County and Clinton County are under a severe thunderstorm warning until 11:30 p.m. Then our warnings will be over for the Miami Valley and things will start to calm down. There is some stratiform rain that will continue over the next hour with some lightning.

10:58 p.m. Tornado Warning for southern Clinton County. The main area of rotation is tracking right along the southern border of the County. If you live in the path of this storm take shelter immediately. The warning is until 11:50 p.m.

10:42 p.m. A cluster of severe thunderstorms are tracking across Greene, Montgomery, Warren and Clinton Counties. The main threats are 60 mph wind gusts and ping pong size hail.

Springboro lightning
A 2 NEWS viewer submitted this photo using our ReportIt! feature showing lightning in Springboro on April 8, 2020.

10:23 p.m. Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery and Greene County for hail and 60 mph wind gust. These storms are tracking eastward across the Miami Valley. Take shelter inside and away from windows.

10:03 p.m. Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Warren County. Several cells are developing out ahead of the line. Wind gusts could be up to 60 mph with quarter-sized hail.

9:54 p.m. There are reports from Indiana of up to 58 mph winds with the storms moving into Montgomery County and Preble County.

9:49 p.m. Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery, Butler, and Preble County until 10:45 p.m.

9:09 p.m. Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wayne County Indiana until 10:15 p.m. Wind gust could be up to 70 mph with quarter sized hail.

9:00 p.m. A line of Severe Thunderstorms is approaching the Indiana/Ohio border. These storms are capable of producing 80 mph wind gust and quarter size hail. These wind gust can cause minor damage to structures. Trees may be blown over and there will be power outages. The storms will be moving through the Miami Valley between now and 1 a.m.

There are two Tornado Warnings near Franklin, Indiana and Martinsville, Indiana. Right now these storms are expecting to track just south of the Miami Valley toward Cincinnati.

7:30 p.m.: A Tornado Watch is in effect for Greene, Clinton, Butler, Montgomery, Warren, and Preble counties until 2 a.m. Thursday.

5 p.m.: There is a low risk for severe weather in the Miami Valley tonight.

The main threat will be strong and possibly damaging wind gusts around 60 mph. There may be tree and power line damage. Some hail is possible, but the larger hail is more likely in southern Indiana.

Thunderstorms will mostly be south of I-70. The Storm Prediction Center has a slight risk for severe weather for southern Darke, far south Miami, Preble, Montgomery, Greene, Warren, Butler, and Clinton County.

The storms will begin to move in from the northwest and track to the southeast mostly from Preble to Clinton County. The storms may impact portions of Montgomery County, such as the southern half that missed the storms this morning.

Right now severe thunderstorms are developing along the Mississippi River and moving into Illinois.

These storms will likely cluster into a line and track into the Miami Valley as a feature known as a squall line. Typically these lines move very quickly, produce some straight-line winds.

A cold front will move through the Miami Valley behind the storms. This front will drop temperatures. It will be much cooler on Thursday with highs in the lower 50s. There may even be some snow Thursday night with freezing temperatures Friday morning.

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