Thunderstorm expected to hit South Bend on Thursday afternoon

April showers are starting a little early.

The dark ominous clouds coming from the west are expected to bring a thunderstorm to Michiana, according to ABC 57 Chief Meteorologist Tom Coomes.

Coomes predicts that South Bend will see heavy rain and lightning by 4 p.m., but severe weather is not a guarantee.

The storm is moving northeast at about 55 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

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