(WKBN) – The mild winter weather will continue this week with temperatures staying above normal.
The next storm system is impacting the Valley and will bring the risk for rain showers and a small chance for a thunderstorm through early tonight. The storm will also bring the potential for high wind.
When will the storm arrive?
The storm is moving through Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Look for the chance if isolated rain showers and the small chance for a thunderstorm through evening as this storm moves through the lower Great Lakes.
The storm will also bring strong wind as it develops and pushes through Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.
Wind advisories and watches and warnings are already up
With the potential for strong wind, some parts of our area are already under wind advisories.
These advisories will change as the storm moves through.
How strong will the wind be near Youngstown, Ohio?
Wind gusts will increase Thursday. The highest gusts are expected late today and into tonight.
Wind gusts up to 50mph will be possible as this storm system sweeps through the area.
High Wind Gust Timeline
Wind Direction – Southwest
Wind Speed – 15 to 30mph
Wind Gusts – Up to 45 to 50mph
The gusty wind will settle down into Friday with cooler temperatures behind the storm system.