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Severe thunderstorms, flooding possible Saturday

Severe thunderstorms, flooding possible Saturday

But Saturday's weather put a damper on weekend activities following a string of six 80 degree-plus days that ushered in an active spring after a gloomy April. The high will be 67 degrees.

If D.C. ends up behind the cold front, temperatures could be in the 70s.

Locations impacted include Bristol Virginia, Abingdon, Damascus, Hilander Park, Emory-Meadow View and Holston, the National Weather Service said. The storm also had fierce winds. Low around 55. Northeast wind around 9 miles per hour. High near 60. Calm wind becoming north 5 to 9 miles per hour in the afternoon.

The storm was also responsible for a house fire in Grand Island when lightning struck a home at 3204 Knights Road. High temperatures today for many have only reached the low 60s and areas in the Poconos and northwestern New Jersey didn't even get out of the 50s.

Sunday - Showers and thunderstorms before 2 p.m., then a chance of showers.

A hazardous weather outlook, in effect throughout Saturday, warned of an increased threat of flash flooding in parts of northern IL, the weather service said.

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Friday will see a 60 percent chance of showers throughout the day with a high of 71 and a low of 59.

Thunderstorms are expected to develop in the afternoon. In these southern areas where it will be warm and humid, the combination of that with strong winds a loft will lead to an enhanced severe weather threat.

Tuesday night - A chance of showers.

Saturday Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday night -A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.


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