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Severe weather possible for parts of eastern, north-central and southwestern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon across a large portion of the eastern U.S. from the Mid-Atlantic & Ohio Valley into the Deep South. Severe thunderstorms are also possible across parts of the northern Plains & southern Ariz. Damaging wind gusts & large hail will be the main threats with severe thunderstorms that develop in these areas.
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Current conditions at

Hagerstown, Washington County Regional Airport (KHGR)

Lat: 39.71°NLon: 77.73°WElev: 702ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 30 Jun 3:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Fort Ritchie MD

  • Late
    Afternoon

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Severe Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Late Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 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 before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. North wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Fort Ritchie MD
 39.67°N 77.47°W (Elev. 1306 ft)
2:41 pm EDT Jun 30, 2015
5pm EDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2015
 
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