Unsettled Start of July for Cleveland

By Katy Galimberti, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
July 1, 2014; 4:11 AM ET
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Strong thunderstorms will kick off July for Cleveland for the beginning of the week. Temperatures in the 80s will accompany storms before tapering off to the mid-70s for a pleasant Independence Day.

After a warmer, humid Monday, storms will roll in midmorning Tuesday. Severe storms can bring damaging winds, large hail and flooding. The high should hover around the 85-degree Fahrenheit mark.

Storms should clear out before nightfall as calmer, cloudy skies appear. The low should be in the high 60s as humidity remains a factor.

For midweek, another round of storms are expected, though less severe than the previous day. Wednesday should be mostly cloudy with a storm potentially popping up in the afternoon. Temperatures will begin to decline as the high should fall into the low 80s.

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A small chance of a storm could linger for Thursday, though skies should be mostly sunny and temperatures will be in the comfortable low 70s.

Looking ahead toward Independence Day, sunny skies and seasonable temperatures hovering around the 75-degree mark are expected.

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