WPAFB Thursday Forecast: Warm, Muggy and stormy at the base today

Published: Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 3:54 AM

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Get ready for another very muggy day, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.

A cold front swinging through today will bring showers and storms to the area. A few storms will be possible during the first half of the day but better coverage will arrive in the late afternoon and evening.

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Temperatures will reach into the mid-80s but because of the humidity, heat index values will reach the low 90s.

A few storms this afternoon may become strongl. Lightning and localized downpours will be a threat with any storm that develops but some stronger storms could also produce damaging winds and hail.

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Activity will taper off into the night as the front slides south and east.