Weather Alert: Widespread strong, severe thunderstorms expected Thursday

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(WWLP) – The 2News Storm Team has issued a Severe Weather Alert for widespread strong to severe thunderstorms expected in our area on Thursday. 

It will be mostly cloudy by sunrise, with the chance for an isolated shower after 4 a.m. 

Thursday’s 7 a.m. temperatures will be in the 50s and low 60s. There is an elevated risk for severe weather on Thursday.  

There will be a chance for a scattered shower or storm through noon, 1 p.m. through 6 p.m. will be our “prime time” for widespread severe weather on Thursday. It is likely that we will have at least a few strong to severe storms.  

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The primary hazards will be damaging wind & hail. We’ll also have to deal with lightning, potentially flooding downpours, and the chance for a tornado.  

This is the type of weather that can cause tree damage, power outages, & urban street flooding.  

If you have outdoor plans for Thursday, keep an eye on radar on the 22News Storm Team Weather App, and have a plan to get inside quickly!

A few lingering storms are also possible through 8 p.m. Thursday.  

Friday looks dry. 

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