Tonight, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and storms before 10 p.m., with a low of 63, according to the weather service. Strong to severe thunderstorms could be possible Sunday night, with the primary severe weather threat being large hail.
Flash Flood Warning: At 422 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Though risky weather is possible in the Hub and winds could reach 60 miles per hour in the city on Tuesday, the system poses greater threats to central and western MA.
Tuesday's forecast repeats the pattern of separate morning and evening showers.
The National Weather Service cautions that the flash flooding risk is for small streams particularly in urban areas like Baltimore and Hagerstown.More news: NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) Lifted to "Buy" at Drexel Hamilton
Temperatures will climb into the 80s across most of the state. The watch was extended to Hartford, Tolland and Windham counties until 9 p.m.
Many residents were without power for a couple of days in the area. But a cold front will push through the region later in the day and it could come with a round of severe thunderstorms.
NWS says considerable tree damage is also possible, along with potential damage to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
TODAY - Light and Patchy Morning Fog, Then Sunshine and Hot, Thunderstorms This Evening, Could Be Strong To Severe. Regardless, we'll be keeping some decent chances for showers and storms in the forecast today.
"The damage we saw suggests wind speeds between 80 and 100 miles per hour", said Jensenius.