Rain & Storm Potential Wed. – Fri.

April 2nd, 2014 at 8:53 am by under Weather, WTHI Blog

Today:  A rainy and stormy pattern begins today for the Wabash Valley as a series of weather systems move through. Scattered rain showers and possibly a few thunderstorms will be possible throughout the day with highs near 59.

Futurecast 1

Tonight:  Rain will be likely through the overnight, becoming heavy at times. A Flood Watch goes into effect for the entire Wabash Valley at 8 p.m. EDT this evening lasting through Friday morning.

Flood Watch Rainfall potential

Tomorrow:  Heaviest rainfall will occur throughout the day on Thursday. A warm front will lift through Thursday morning bringing much warmer temps with highs near 70, but also bringing the potential of strong to severe storms to the Valley mainly Thursday afternoon and again overnight. The primary threats include heavy rain leading to flooding and damaging winds.

Futurecast 2 severe risk

Extended Outlook:   An upwards of 3 to 4 inches of rain will be possible through Friday morning before rain chances diminish into Friday afternoon as it turns much cooler. We do have a dry weekend, but it will be cooler with highs in the 50s.



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