With a warm and humid airmass in place Tuesday afternoon, scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop during the day. Widespread severe thunderstorms are not anticipated locally but any thunderstorm – especially those that develop late in the day – could be strong.
The Storm Prediction Center has pegged our area for a “Marginal Risk” (1/5) Tuesday afternoon and evening.
The primary threat will come from gusty thunderstorm wind. However, with the abundant amount of moisture available, storms will be capable of brief heavy downpours as well.
Hi-res model guidance suggests that showers and thunderstorms may persist overnight into the pre-dawn hours on Wednesday. I’ll have a fresh update with timing details Tuesday morning.
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