Weather Blog: Severe weather threat Tuesday

Tropical Storm Cristobal continues northward today. It delivered heavy rain, flooding and damaging winds to Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana on Sunday. The storm is going to pass to the west of our area, but still pack a punch here.

Posted: Jun 8, 2020 8:06 PM
Updated: Jun 9, 2020 12:54 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Tropical Storm Cristobal continues northward Tuesday.

It delivered heavy rain, flooding and damaging winds to Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana on Sunday.

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The storm is going to pass to the west of our area, but still pack a punch here.

Scattered showers and storms are likely, but a few storms may push and surpass severe weather limits.

The Storm Prediction Center has placed Wabash, Grant, and parts of Kosciusko, Huntington and Blackford counties under a slight risk for severe weather.

That means it falls into threat level 2 out of 5.

Everyone else is under a marginal risk, which is a 1 out of 5 on the threat level.

The confidence on the severe weather threat is low because of the exact timing and severe weather ingredients.

We're going to see strong southeast wind gusts up to 40 mph.

Isolated tornadoes are also possible, so it's going to be important to stay weather aware this evening.

The best time for severe storms across our area is between 4 p.m. and 12 a.m. Wednesday.

For a storm to be considered severe, it must reach the three following criteria: have wind gusts over 58 mph, hail larger than a quarter, or a tornado.

For more weather information, head over to our weather page.

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 735462

Reported Deaths: 13480
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion1006161752
Lake54169976
Allen40913680
St. Joseph36301553
Hamilton35807408
Elkhart28815442
Tippecanoe22464219
Vanderburgh22367397
Porter18921310
Johnson18063381
Hendricks17310315
Clark13032192
Madison12754339
Vigo12497249
LaPorte12073215
Monroe11945170
Delaware10750187
Howard9985218
Kosciusko9463117
Hancock8367142
Bartholomew8096156
Warrick7797155
Floyd7686178
Grant7094174
Wayne7069199
Boone6740101
Morgan6606139
Dubois6165117
Marshall6108112
Cass5886105
Dearborn583178
Henry5779105
Noble565084
Jackson503473
Shelby494196
Lawrence4591120
Gibson436892
Harrison436472
DeKalb430485
Clinton428453
Montgomery425789
Whitley397939
Huntington394280
Steuben391057
Miami383768
Knox372890
Jasper372049
Putnam363360
Wabash355280
Adams342655
Ripley340870
Jefferson331881
White316854
Daviess298399
Wells292081
Decatur285992
Fayette281962
Greene280485
Posey272034
LaGrange268870
Scott267454
Clay261147
Washington242132
Randolph242081
Spencer232731
Jennings230949
Starke218954
Fountain213746
Sullivan212242
Owen203056
Jay197630
Fulton196140
Carroll190220
Orange184454
Perry184437
Rush174025
Vermillion170044
Franklin168435
Tipton163345
Parke146716
Pike135334
Blackford135132
Pulaski117345
Newton108834
Brown102641
Crawford101415
Benton99014
Martin89515
Warren82615
Switzerland7948
Union71410
Ohio57111
Unassigned0417

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1090894

Reported Deaths: 19528
CountyCasesDeaths
Franklin1267121406
Cuyahoga1131992134
Hamilton803931211
Montgomery518011015
Summit47556955
Lucas42580792
Butler38531585
Stark32623909
Lorain25187486
Warren24380300
Mahoning21768588
Lake20830371
Clermont19864240
Delaware18608133
Licking16480212
Fairfield16311200
Trumbull16174468
Medina15370266
Greene15135244
Clark14091299
Wood13163189
Portage12951206
Allen11732232
Richland11430199
Miami10708220
Wayne8913214
Columbiana8875229
Muskingum8829133
Pickaway8595121
Marion8560136
Tuscarawas8504245
Erie7951155
Hancock6939128
Ashtabula6893172
Ross6873156
Geauga6737148
Scioto6440102
Belmont5971168
Union575048
Lawrence5588102
Jefferson5578151
Huron5457120
Sandusky5376122
Darke5373126
Seneca5311122
Washington5224109
Athens520758
Auglaize494886
Mercer481385
Shelby470293
Knox4508110
Madison438963
Putnam4299101
Fulton426269
Ashland425990
Defiance424297
Crawford3992107
Brown397457
Logan383176
Preble381298
Clinton373863
Ottawa368681
Highland356562
Williams343275
Champaign335258
Guernsey317353
Jackson313952
Perry295950
Morrow287039
Fayette283550
Hardin271864
Henry270266
Coshocton266157
Holmes2625101
Van Wert244063
Adams240053
Pike238434
Gallia236749
Wyandot232155
Hocking216262
Carroll192448
Paulding174040
Meigs145340
Noble134137
Monroe132542
Harrison109637
Morgan108723
Vinton84715
Unassigned02
Fort Wayne
Cloudy
54° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 54°
Angola
Partly Cloudy
54° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 54°
Huntington
Cloudy
56° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 56°
Decatur
Mostly Cloudy
56° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 56°
Van Wert
Partly Cloudy
53° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 53°
Tuesday will be a mostly cloudy and warm day with the chance of a few afternoon thundershowers.
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