‘Increasing threat’ for severe storms in parts of Upstate NY Tuesday

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A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for storms – so you should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions.

Aside from Monday, the potential for severe weather is too low for any mention by the Storm Prediction Center. There also were several reports of large hail with these storms.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch #90 remains in effect for the IL portions of the Chicago area until 10 pm.

The greatest threat from the storms comes from about Tuesday at 2 p.m. through 8 or 9 p.m., and from the northwest toward the southeast.

Weather radar from AccuWeather showed afternoon storms moving west to east across MA and northern CT, approaching Rhode Island after 5 p.m. There’s a low chance of severe storms, which could produce torrential downpours and localized flooding.

Possible flooding is likely in poor drainage areas as heavy downpours are expected. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

She went on: “Lots of lightning, hail, strong winds and blinding rain headed towards I95 and inside the beltway”.

Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers.

TOMORROW – Overcast with Areas Of Showers.


For Monday, there’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 73. Regardless of further development or not, Friday may feature period of rain in our region that could be on the heavy side and perhaps come with gusty winds. This will be the focus for rain and thunderstorms today.

Damaging winds and hail are the greatest severe weather threats Saturday afternoon. However there is the chance for an isolated tornado