Storm Center 7 explains: Why we saw such strong weekend storms

Lightning, heavy downpours, hail, strong winds — we saw all of it it pop up in spots throughout the Miami Valley from Friday night through Sunday night.

In some cases, storms came on in just a matter of minutes. Severe thunderstorm and flash flood warnings were issued as a result.

So why did it get so bad, so quickly? And why did some parts of the Miami Valley region see none of it, remain bone dry and see blue skies?

Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs explains in accompanying video how environmental ingredients came together to create such strong storms.Click here to download our free mobile app for weather reports and updates on weather.

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