Severe Weather Warnings

Submitted by ub on Thu, 07/26/2012 - 15:35

The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has expanded the Moderate Risk for severe weather slightly south. The main threat will be from widespread, damaging winds. The is also a chance for tornadoes from Northeast Pennsylvania into Southern New England.

Severe thunderstorms expected to batter much of the northeastern U.S., including New York. These dangerous weather risks includes thunderstorms, hail and possibly tornadoes across an area that stretches from Indiana all the way to New England.

According to the National Weather service, there is a moderate risk of severe storms for an area stretching eastward from western Indiana to New England, including much of New York and New Jersey.

Lightning, heavy rains, excessive winds, hail and perhaps some tornadoes are even possible, according to meteorologists. In New York City, the Department of Buildings warned owners to secure their buildings.