Tomorrow might start off sunny and bright, but that might be a bad thing weather-wise for Butler County.
A cloudless forecast in the morning might lead to thunderstorms with potentially damaging winds in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh.
“If things line up right, there is a potential for severe weather,” said Chris Leonardi, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service
A convective complex, a grouping of storms, was expected to form over Wisconsin on Wednesday. Leonardi said this complex was expected to drop into Michigan and Ohio.
As it moves into Butler County in Western Pennsylvania, he said, it will encounter an upper-level disturbance.
“Depending on how quickly that activity moves out, it may hinder chances for a thunderstorm to develop,” Leonardi said.
That's because a lot of cloud cover in the morning will keep temperatures down and prevent conditions for thunderstorms to develop.
A bright and sunny morning would not be a good thing weather-wise for Butler County.
The main threat of thunderstorms Thursday would come in the form of damaging winds in the 50 to 60 mph range, not heavy rainfall.
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