Jul 14, 2016 1:25 PM

NH1 First Alert Weather: Strong to severe thunderstorms possible this evening

Source: NH1 Meteorologist

A line of strong to severe thunderstorms will cross through the state from west to east between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. this evening.

Severe Thunderstorm Watches have been issued for Vermont, western Massachusetts, and eastern New York. The watches do not include New Hampshire at this time, but watches and warnings may be issued later today.

Any storms that develop are likely to contain torrential rain and frequent lightning. Today, the threat is also high for damaging wind gusts in the strongest cells.

Futurecast shows at 5 p.m. a line of storms will be entering western New Hampshire. A scattered shower or thunderstorm is possible ahead of the main line this afternoon.

Around 7 p.m., the threat will shift east, into the middle part of the state.

The storms may begin to weaken as they push into eastern and southeastern New Hampshire. By 9 p.m., most of the rain will be over, and only a few scattered downpours may remain.

For complete updates, watch NH1 News beginning at 5 p.m. on WBIN-TV. Interactive radar is also available on our weather page.


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