Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over The Northeast Friday

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop over portions of the northeast U.S on Friday. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe with damaging winds and large hail the main threats.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gaithersburg - Montgomery County Airport (KGAI)

Lat: 39.17°NLon: 77.17°WElev: 495ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Jul 7:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Potomac MD

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind around 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Independence Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Potomac MD
 39.02°N 77.2°W (Elev. 381 ft)
7:27 am EDT Jul 1, 2016
7am EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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