Dangerous Upcoming Weather

kaci watts, student journalist

Several dangerous storms are predicted to hit across the Northeast. Severe thunderstorms will be threat up until the weekend in the Midwest and the Plains. Tornadoes, hail, and fast winds will be very likely to occur. Flash flooding may hits areas around the Northeast and people should prepared for these conditions. Thursday May 23rd, leading into the weekend, the Northeast may see multiple several storms hit. Around 14 tornadoes have touched down in Ohio and about 40 tornadoes have touched in the Midwest all in 2019. In Oklahoma a tornado touched down in the early evening on Wednesday May 22nd. Baseball sized hail was reported around the Okmulgee, Oklahoma area. From Thursday night to Friday there are severe thunderstorm watches across parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, parts of Illinois, southern parts of Indiana, Ohio, northern Kentucky, West Virginia, northern Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and New York. After Friday the severe storms are not likely to hit Ohio at all. Be aware of the storm warnings at all times because it is very likely they may hit at any time and can cause a lot of damage if you’re not careful. BHS student, Zoe Romaker, said, “I hate storms, so this upcoming weather is going to suck. I’m worried my plans for the weekend may get canceled.” If you’re going out on any of the days that the storms may hit, be careful and be safe.