Tonight’s weather story from the National Weather Service:
Showers/thunderstorms possible tonight
Locally heavy rainfall and isolated strong/severe wind gust
- Storms mainly after 10 PM EDT and generally northwest of a Marion, IN to Montpilier, OH line
- Locally heavy rainfall possible
- Isolated stronger storms possible
Thursday through Saturday
- Showers/storms weakening exiting Thursday morning
- Chance for showers/storms Thursday afternoon SE of Knox, IN to Hillsdale MI line.
- Isolated strong storm possible
- Better chance for thunderstorms Friday night into Saturday
- Isolated strong/severe wind gusts
- Torrential rainfall – localized flooding
- Temperatures and humidity will be on the decrease starting Thursday
(September 7, 2016) – A frontal boundary will approach the region tonight, bringing with a decent shot at showers and thunderstorms from late evening into Thursday morning. Widespread severe weather is not expected at this time, but an isolated strong or locally severe wind gust cannot be ruled out. Locally heavy rainfall will also be possible.
The chance for showers and thunderstorms may arrive again Thursday afternoon as the front continues to progress southeast.
Much better chances for thunderstorms arrives Friday night into Saturday with a much stronger system. The chance for locally heavy rainfall will increase as moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Newton feed into the area. An isolated severe threat will also exist. Temperatures and humidity values will decrease into the weekend.