Area experiences thunderstorms with chance for more on Sunday

Strong storms are currently moving through the area and will impact portions of Darke, Miami and Greene counties. Wind gusts could be up to 45 mph and nickel size hail is possible.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected today and tomorrow, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

A few storms may be strong to severe each day, with the main threat being damaging winds. However, the NWS said there also may be isolated large hail.

Parts of southeastern Champaign County will be affected by a Thunderstorm Watch until 3:45 p.m., while parts of southeastern Hamilton counties will be affected until 3:30 p.m. Southern parts of Preble County and northwestern Butler counties will be in watch until 4:00 p.m.

Today will start out partly cloudy, but as the morning goes on rain chances will increase, for a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late morning and a chance starting around noon. Showers will be likely around the evening commute, but then precipitation chances will fall again in the evening.

Overnight, there will be a chance of rain and storms throughout, though thunderstorm chances will drop to only a slight chance after midnight.

Temperatures will be warm, with a high around 86 degrees and a low around 66 degrees.

On Sunday, starting around dawn rain will be likely, with a chance of thunderstorms. That will continue until the afternoon when thunderstorms will be likely.

Damaging winds and possible hail could be threats with the thunderstorms as well.

Precipitation chances will drop around nightfall, then dwindle to a slight chance after midnight.

Temperatures will be a little cooler on Sunday, with highs around 81 degrees, though lows will be about the same at around 65 degrees.

On Monday, there will be a chance of showers for most of the day, with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, but clouds will gradually decrease and the NWS predicted the rain will end around sunset. Highs will be around 81 degrees.

Monday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 62 degrees.

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