The thunderstorm arrived around 4:30 p.m. and did not exit the Miami Valley until after 6 p.m.
>> Strong storm knocks out power to thousands
In Kettering, a car was covered in wires after a tree toppled at an apartment complex in the 3200 block of Gracemore Avenue and brought down two utility poles.
A tree knocks down two power poles at an apartment complex off Gracemore Avenue in Kettering during a strong storm late Wednesday afternoon, June 10, 2020. JIM NOELKER / STAFF
Thunderstorm wind gusts of 46 mph were recorded at 4:28 p.m. at the Wright Brothers Airport, and wind gusts of 61 mph were recorded at 5:15 p.m. at the Bellefontaine Regional Airport, according to the NWS.
Heavy winds, rain in Clark County
Earlier, the national Storm Prediction Center said the Ohio Valley faced an enhanced risk of severe storms today. The enhanced threat designation is rare for the area.
The forecast for Thursday through Sunday looks perfect for outdoor activities.
On Thursday, skies will be sunny with a high near 81 degrees.
Skies will be sunny again Friday, with a high near 83 degrees.
Saturday and Sunday’s forecast calls for sunshine and highs in the mid-70s.