Severe thunderstorms moving through region

A thunderstorm moves past Fairfax at night

A thunderstorm moves past Fairfax at night

With severe thunderstorms expected to hit the region Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for large swathes of MA, as well as parts of Connecticut, Vermont, and NY.

- The New York City area could see severe storms including a possible tornado on Tuesday as a storm front approaches the area.

However, south of Syracuse a few of the storms could contain gusty, damaging wind along with hail. There is a 20 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms Thursday. Areas north of LI are under a tornado watch. Most tornadoes in northern New England touch down during late June, July, and early August, he said. Bergen, Essex, Hunterdon -6 p.m.

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He said fighters launched attacks form multiple directions, after which they overran several checkpoints in the city. But the defence ministry said the army had repulsed the attack, and "the security forces are now chasing the enemy".

"Some of the storms could have some brief, heavy rain and frequent lightning", Reiner said. That combination could translate to several rounds of severe weather for the coming season. At times, history in our region has shown that these fronts may in fact vacillate north-south, and their exact location can be very hard to pinpoint even with the best model guidance.

Activity is expected to fire up later this afternoon, generally after 4 p.m., and the threat for storms will continue through 9 p.m. This will change again by Sunday as a frontal boundary slowly pushes into the Ozarks.

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