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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 9 pm

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 9 pm

But along with daily forecasts, meteorologists at the National Weather Service also monitor severe weather before it enters the region.

The National Weather Service says potentially-damaging winds will be the largest threat from these storms as forecasters warn that wind gusts of 65 to 75 miles per hour could be possible. Sunday may turn out to be more summer-like as it becomes warm and muggy with late day storms.

An F1 tornado hit Charlestown, Langdon and South Acworth on May 4, the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine, determined Monday.

The weather service said "mobile homes may be damaged or destroyed" as the horrifying weather system makes its way across the region. We already received rain Saturday morning, helping to saturate the ground.

Large hail was reported in Washington County as severe weather swept through western Pennsylvania.

It will be mostly sunny with afternoon thunderstorms in western CT today. This storm will impact Turkey, Brice and Lakeview moving northeast at 20 miles per hour. Washington and many surrounding areas have received over two inches of rain in the past few days, and soil is becoming saturated.

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Strong storms have developed near Emporia, prompting severe thunderstorm warnings for portions of the area.

TODAY - Scattered Morning Showers or Storms, Sunny and Hot Afternoon, Thunderstorms This Evening. If it moves into the area, temperatures on the Mainland will jump to 80 degrees.

The warning went on: "A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Leesburg, moving southeast at 20 miles per hour".

TONIGHT - Overcast with Showers and Thunderstorms possible.

Lehigh Valley residents are advised to continually monitor the forecast, especially if you live in an area that is prone to flooding.

Thunderstorms often produce frequent thunder and lightning as well as heavy rain.


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