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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Part of State Saturday

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Part of State Saturday

Rain activity will continue to shift east through the day, impacting southeast Alabama for much of the afternoon and early evening.

For the weekend, temperatures are expected to be cooler, and snow showers are possible over all or parts of central, although little to no accumulation is expected. As the cold front nears south winds will intensify and help boost temperatures back into the mid-70s.

According to the weather service, western Pennsylvania is listed under a "marginal" risk for severe weather, with increasing levels of risk west, into OH and MI. The main threat will be strong damaging winds and perhaps small hail but a tornado isn't out of the question.

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Showers and thunderstorms are expected to move in this evening into Saturday morning. This is all a sign of the colder air pushing in. We don't expect severe thunderstorms in our area, but we will monitor the situation closely. Westerly winds will continue to gust over 20 miles per hour, making sweaters and jackets feel welcome.

A return to more seasonable temperatures will follow the front on Thursday.

As of 5:50 this afternoon, BGE reported that fewer than 300 customers were without power following the storms.


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