Two rounds of strong or severe storms on Tuesday

Tuesday is a 9 First Warning Weather Alert Day
Tuesday Severe Weather Outlook
Posted at 3:30 AM, May 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-02 23:50:30-04

Tuesday will be a 9 First Warning Weather Alert Day.

From now through the overnight, we’ll see increasing clouds with mild morning lows in the upper 50s. However, a cold front on Tuesday has the potential to produce severe storms and the Storm Prediction Center has most of the Tri-State in a SLIGHT RISK for severe weather.

Tuesday Severe Weather Outlook
Tuesday Severe Weather Outlook

Right now, the main threat looks to be damaging winds, but all threats are possible including hail and isolated tornadoes. Morning rain and storms will be likely to start the day, some of them may be strong. The morning does not look severe, but there's still a small chance. This will definitely impact your morning, so prepare for delays.

Tuesday morning storm chance
Tuesday morning storm chance

The timing of these early storms will play a key role in how our afternoon plays out. High temperatures will be a significant factor is storm strength. The warmer we get, the stronger the threat. Right now, high temperatures are projected to reach the mid-70s. This should allow for ample amounts of moisture and the the timing 2- 3 p.m. through 10 p.m. right now.

Tuesday afternoon storms
Tuesday afternoon storms

Once this threat moves out, we’ll calm down into Wednesday with slightly cooler temperatures. High temperatures the rest of the week will be into the upper 60s and low 70s with a few more rain and storm chances Thursday and Friday.

Increasing clouds
Chance of a shower before daybreak
Morning Low: 58

Morning rain & storms
Afternoon severe weather threat
High: 76

Storms early
Mostly cloudy
Low: 53

Mostly Cloudy
A touch cooler
High: 65

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