Evening thunderstorms move through the Miami Valley

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MIAMI VALLEY, Ohio (WDTN) –

The peak wind gusts recorded were 46 mph near Urbana, 47 mph near Springfield, 48 mph near Fairborn, and 49 mph south of Springfield. Please relay any damage reports to Storm Team 2 through our Report!t page.

6:00 pm: There is no longer a severe weather threat in the Miami Valley. All warnings have expired as the line of thunderstorms continues to track east. There are a few thunderstorms associated with the line from Greene to Warren County. This line will continue to move through Clinton County. A few scattered storms will continue into the evening.

5:30 pm: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for far eastern Clark and Champaign County. The core of the storm is now east of Springfield and Urbana. This will likely be the last warning for the Miami Valley. The warning is until 6:15 pm with 60 mph wind gusts, possibly causing minor tree damage and power outages.

5:05 pm: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northern Clark and Champaign County. Damage to trees and power lines is possible with 60 mph wind gusts.

Miami County is no longer in the warning.

4:35 pm: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Miami County and a portion of Clark and Champaign County. Wind gusts up to 60 mph could result in minor damage and power outages. Stay indoors, away from windows, and in the lowest level of your home or building.

4:30 pm: Thunderstorms continue to develop along the line of storms. There are 49 lightning strikes in the Miami Valley, every 15 minutes. As the line approaches expect 30-40 mph wind gusts with 50-60 mph wind gusts possible. The wind will pick up first. A period of heavy rainfall will quickly follow with lighter rain lasting up to an hour after the initial line.

The Storm Prediction Center has a marginal to slight risk for severe weather in the Miami Valley which means there may be isolated damage from a few severe thunderstorms in the region.

Timing will last through about 7 p.m. The storms will move through Mercer County first and track through Greene and Clinton County last.

There is a low risk for damaging wind and a very low risk for large hail and tornadoes. Expect a few power outages across the region as trees will be blown around.

3:05 pm: A line of thunderstorms is tracking through Indianapolis. So far there are no severe watches or warnings. The line of thunderstorms may increase in strength as temperatures continue to rise.

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