The main threats from this event will be from damaging winds up to 60 MPH, heavy rain at times, and dangerous cloud-to-ground lightning. There is not a tornado threat with this system. The main window for the stronger to severe storms will be from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
When it is not raining, skies will be cloudy with temperatures starting off in the upper 60s at 8:00 am and only rising a degree or two around 70 degrees. Winds will be breezy out of the south at 10-15 MPH with gusts up to 30 MPH possible at times. Rainfall amounts throughout the day will be around 1.00 inch.
Stay weather aware. If you hear thunder, move indoors immediately because you are close enough to the parent thunderstorm to be struck by lightning.
Friday and Saturday continue to look much better and cooler. Skies look to be mostly cloudy on Friday but some of those clouds will dissipate a little. Afternoon highs will be in the upper 50s after starting off in the lower 50s. Winds will be out of the northwest at 8-12 MPH. Saturday will start off with mostly clear skies, but clouds will be on the increase throughout the day. A stray shower may move into the area but that will be well after the events are over for the day. Highs will top out in the mid-60s after starting off in the mid-40s. Winds will be out of the east at 5-10 MPH.
Radar will be up and running by late Wednesday night.