Low Risk for a Severe Thunderstorm Today

Posted Thursday AM, June 3, 2021

Temperatures in the Valley will warm to the upper-80s over the weekend with increasing humidity early next week.

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed placed portions of east-central Ohio, including Tuscarawas County, in a Marginal Risk (Level 1 on a scale of 1-5) for thunderstorms containing strong wind gusts today, June 3.

A series of upper-level disturbances riding through eastern Ohio will keep the potential for showers and thunderstorms in the forecast for much of the day. The lack of instability and abundant cloud cover will keep the threat for thunderstorms low today. However, instability is expected to increase slightly this afternoon. That increase in instability later today could produce a strong thunderstorm containing gusty wind.

The threat for showers and thunderstorms will decrease overnight as moisture associated with the system pulls east of the region.

Warmer temperatures are expected to move into the area Friday and remain through the weekend. We can expect afternoon highs in the mid-80s on Saturday warming to the upper-80s by Sunday.

While it will be pretty warm this weekend, the humidity should remain bearable. That will change as we head into Monday. Temperatures will heat up to the upper-80s to around 90 degrees and dewpoints will become elevated next week.

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