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Severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon, evening

16 May 2018
Severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon, evening

Batten down the hatches.

Tuesday's forecast repeats the pattern of separate morning and evening showers. We expect that the front will have retreated completely north of our region, placing the entire area in a hot, juicy air mass.

And the news is not good for moms, either. The watch is in effect until 10 p.m.

This could get fairly hairy.

Almost 100 customers without power in Germantown are expected to have the issue fixed by 5:30 p.m., according to National Grid.

The threat of severe thunderstorms in the Kansas City area will increase Monday afternoon and evening as storms now over central Kansas move eastward.

A cold front passing late Tuesday could bring severe thunderstorms, large hail and even an isolated tornado to the region.

Thunderstorms are expected this afternoon, according to an alert from NOAA.

Winds in excess of 30 miles per hour and pea size hail are possible with these storms.

Tuesday is expected to be partly sunny and windy with a high near 90, the weather service said. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Afternoon rain and thunderstorms are possible on Saturday.

TONIGHT - Overcast with Showers or Storms Likely. Patchy fog after 3am. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Weekend rainfall totals were about an inch at O'Hare and about a half-inch at Midway. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 61.

Also in the evening, there's a 30 percent chance for rain and possibly thunderstorms.

The best chance for strong thunderstorms is in northern Nassau County and northwest Suffolk County, meteorologists say.