An outbreak of severe thunderstorms is likely tomorrow afternoon and evening across a large part of the Ohio Valley and the Northeast, including major population centers such as New York City and Philadelphia, among others.
Severe storms are forecast within the yellow shaded area, from southern Missouri into New England, with the highest risk of the most widespread severe weather expected within the red shaded area from Ohio into much of Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.
At the moment it appears that damaging winds (which may become widespread in some areas) will be the greatest severe weather threat tomorrow, although a few tornadoes are also possible, along with large hail.
If you live across this region, please be alert on Thursday. Take the time now to review severe weather safety and preparedness tips and be sure that you have a plan of action ready if threatening weather is observed or a warning is issued for your area.
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