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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Tornado watch issued for much of east coast

The darkened skies and occasional shower today are harbingers of some nasty weather tonight.

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado watch for much of the Mid-Atlantic region and all of New Jersey. The storms will be rolling through shortly and stick around for much of the evening.

Per the National Weather Service forecast for tonight:

"Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Low around 62. Breezy, with a south wind 19 to 24 mph becoming northwest 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible."

You can find a link to the watch here. The warning runs through 7 p.m.


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