Severe thunderstorm watch until 8pm

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) -A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for most of the Miami Valley until 8pm. Strong thunderstorms will develop this afternoon with the potential for damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall.

“A cold front will move through the Miami Valley this afternoon,” says Storm Team 2 Meteorologist Tara Hastings, “Combine that with the humid air the ingredients are all there for strong thunderstorms.”

The thunderstorms will develop in the next few hours and will track southeast through the late afternoon and early evening hours. Wind speeds may exceed 60 miles per hour with some of the stronger gusts.

Stay tuned to Storm Team 2 and for further updates.

Read more in the Storm Team 2 Weather Blog.

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