Metro-East News

Update: Hazardous weather advisory for metro-east

A hazardous weather outlook that includes the metro-east has been issued by the National Weather Service.

According to the outlook, thunderstorms are likely Wednesday and could become strong to severe with the possibility of large hail and damaging wind gusts.

Thunderstorms are likely to continue into Wednesday night and could include heavy rainfall which could lead to flash flooding.

According to the National Weather Service, the most likely time for rain and storms will come between noon and 5 p.m.

There is a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms Wednesday night when the low will be 69.

On Thursday, there is a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Otherwise, skies will be partly sunny with a high of 87.

The chance of storms will increase to 60 percent Thursday night when the low will be 68.

On Friday, there is a 70 percent chance of thunderstorms when the high temperature will be 81. Winds will gust at up to 21 mph.

Friday night there is a 50 percent chance of storms with a low of 66.

The extended forecast calls for the change of storms to extend into the Memorial Day weekend with a 50 percent chance of wet weather Saturday and a high of 81. On Sunday, there is a 30 percent chance of storms and a high of 86.

The Memorial Day forecast: A 20 percent chance of rain, with a high of 90.

Click here for the detailed local forecast.

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