Storms Already in the South

July 13th, 2014 at 2:34 pm by under Weather

Temperatures are in the 80s, and dew points are high. These high dew point temperatures are feeding moisture into the atmosphere and allowing for pop up showers and thunderstorms. Showers and thunderstorms are bubbling up in areas already today. VIPIR radar is showing showers and thunderstorms that have started shortly after 1 p.m just south of Bloomington. Shortly after 2 p.m., these storms persist and are moving to the east. There is some heavy rain and lightning associated with these storms. Expect pop up scattered showers & thunderstorms this afternoon and evening throughout the Hoosier state as conditions remain favorable. Several counties in the eastern and central half of the state are in a severe thunderstorm watch area. This watch is until 8 p.m. Counties include:

DEARBORN             FAYETTE             FRANKLIN
OHIO                 RIPLEY              SWITZERLAND
UNION                WAYNE

Keep an eye on the radar.  Possible hazards for the day may include heavy rain, lightning, hail, and strong wind gusts.

WISH Weather Earth DesignADI Current TempsADI Current Dew Point

Yellow boxes on the first image of the central eastern half of the state indicate where the severe thunderstorm watch is.

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