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Severe weather expected for Upper Midwest on Wednesday

A potent storm system will bring a chance of severe thunderstorms to parts of the Upper Midwest on Wednesday and Wednesday night. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, tornadoes and heavy rain are possible with these storms.
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Current Conditions

Essex County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight Showers likely. Thunderstorms likely...mainly until midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall until midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the morning...then mostly sunny in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 50. West winds around 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph until midnight... Becoming light and variable.
  • Thursday Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.
  • Friday Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Saturday Night And Sunday Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the upper 60s.
  • Sunday Night Through Tuesday Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs around 70.