HEADS UP: Severe Storms Possible Again Today

HEADS UP: Severe Storms Possible Again Today

Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning may be associated with the strongest storms.

A warm and moist environment has created a lot of instability for the passing storm system.

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for the Dan River Region until 8 p.m.

These warnings also expire at 8 p.m. And then it will hit Long Island between about 7 to 8 p.m.

Western Massachusetts could see between 2 and 3 inches of rain as well as wind gusts of up 40 to 60 miles per hour between 2 p.m and 10 p.m., possibly bringing down trees and power lines, forecasters wrote.

The storms could bring damaging winds, hail and flash flooding, the National Weather Service says.

With showers and storms training over the same general area Monday afternoon and evening, the threat exists for some street and urban flash flooding.

The line is moving northeast and should pass over Baltimore in the late afternoon hours.

Severe Weather Team 2 is watching two areas for tropical development, one unusually early in the central Atlantic and another in the northwest Caribbean.

This model is depicting the heaviest rain and greatest potential for severe weather to the west of Boston.

Today's watch, issued by the Storm Prediction Center, extends from northern Maryland to ME, including the Capital District and Hudson Valley in Upstate New York. Commuters - by vehicle, train, bus or subway - are urged to give themselves more travel time and go slowly.

Additionally, the Weather Service has placed a large segment of our region under a flash flood watch until 9 p.m.



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