Damaging winds and tornadoes possible in New England

September 8th, 2012 at 9:42 am by under Weather

The northeastern U.S. will be under the gun for severe weather today.  The Storm Prediction Center has much of the area under a moderate threat for severe storms.  The primary threat will be from a long lived damaging wind storm called a Derecho, as well as a few Tornadoes.  Simply defined a derecho is a storm that produces winds of 58 mph or greater for over 240 miles. For a lot more information on derechos Click Here.

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One Response to “Damaging winds and tornadoes possible in New England”

  1. Judy Steffes says:

    Why so much thunder tonight! Especially around 7 p.m. AND temps were pretty warm considering we had a frost last night.

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