WEATHER ALERT: Strong Thunderstorms Possible Tuesday Afternoon 2pm-6pm

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“High Wind Advisory” Tuesday Evening

Clear cold overnight…a FROST ADVISORY is in effect until 8am Tuesday, Lows 30-35 by dawn

We’ll begin Tuesday with sunshine but some scattered showers and a thunderstorm are likely by late afternoon into ealry evening. Some thunderstorms have the potential to be strong to borderline severe with damaging wind gusts and small hail, Temperatures during the afternoon will be a bit milder but it will be quite windy ahead of a strong cold front. Southwest winds will switch abruptly to the northwest by early evening with gusts between 35-45 mph

TUESDAY MORNING:

We’re concerned about a line of strong thunderstorms in the late afternoon/early evening. These storms could contain damaging wind gusts and hail. In addition, some brief downpours and lightning are possible.

TUESDAY AFTERNOON: Showers and thunderstorms likely late day and into early evening. Some storms could be strong with hail and damaging wind gusts. Highs in the mid to upper 50s. South winds 15-25 mph with gusts to 35-45 mph. switching to the west-northwest by evening

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM OUTLOOK TUESDAY AFTERNOON: NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center has highlighted a slight risk for our area. You’ll need to be “weather aware” Tuesday afternoon/eve for these storms–especially between 3PM-6PM.

Once a cold front moves through after 7pm, temperatures will fall rapidly on a strong northwest wind. Some gusts 40-50 mph are possible Tuesday night through early Wednesday. It will be unseasonable chilly Wednesday with highs only in the upper 40s. Some frost is possible Wednesday night before temperatures rebound to the lower 50s Thursday afternoon.

HIGH WIND ADVISORY TUESDAY EVENING: South-Southwest winds will shift northwest after 7pm, gusting 40-5o mph

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