Severe Thunderstorm Threat

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for most of Southern New England, excluding the Cape and Islands.  
Severe Thunderstorm Watch 321 (SPC)
The atmosphere will remain favorable for severe thunderstorms for the next several hours.  
SPC Mesoscale Discussion 409 PM
A warm southwest wind is helping to keep temperatures up.  Dew points are marginal which is preventing a widespread severe weather event
2 m Dew Point Temps 4 PM (NCEP)
However the sun is shining south of the MA Pike
GOES_East Visible Satellite 415 PM
Thunderstorms are strengthening along the Rt. 2 corridor.  
NWS Boston Radar 453 PM
There is one current Severe Thunderstorm Warning (456 PM)
NWS Hazards 444 PM
Storms will have potentially damaging winds and isolated large hail.  Overall threat will be isolated, likely where dew points have remained in the 60's.  Keep an eye to the sky


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