Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Lorain, Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties

CLEVELAND (WJW) — A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Lorain, Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties. Lorain’s warning is in effect until 5:45 p.m.; the other counties are under the warning until 5:15 p.m.

Meanwhile, a severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for most of Northeast Ohio.

The watch is in effect until 11 p.m.

Scattered wind gusts of up to 70 mph and isolated hail up to the size of a ping-pong ball is possible.

A heat advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. So take it slow, try to stay out of the heat during peak hours of the day and make sure you drink plenty of water.

Highs will top in the mid-90s with heat indices up to 105.

Currently, the stretch of 90 degree temps, give or take a degree or two on either side, will last through Tuesday.

Stormy weather moves in Sunday evening ahead of a cold front. There could be damaging winds. The Storm Prediction Center has all of Northeast Ohio in a SLIGHT RISK. Stay tuned for the latest updates.

Check out the latest 8-day forecast right here:

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