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Breaking News: New Round Of Scattered Thunderstorms Will Sweep Through Region
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Line Of Severe Thunderstorms Moving West To East With Strong Wind Gusts, Small Hail, Lightning

A radar image of the region showing the lines of severe storms (marked in red and yellow) moving from west to east just after 1:15 p.m. Saturday, May 28.
A radar image of the region showing the lines of severe storms (marked in red and yellow) moving from west to east just after 1:15 p.m. Saturday, May 28. Photo Credit: National Weather Service

A line of severe storms is moving through the region from west to east on Saturday afternoon, May 28.

Storm activity is expected to continue into early Saturday evening.

A slow moving cold front is triggering the system, according to the National Weather Service.

Lightning alerts have been issued for parts of the region.

Strong gusty winds in excess of 40 miles per hour, half-inch hail, and locally heavy rain have been reported.

"Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects," the National Weather Service said in a Special Weather Statement issued early Saturday afternoon. 

Minor damage to outdoor objects and Isolated flash flooding are possible.

The current outlook calls for improving conditions starting on Sunday, May 29, which will be mostly sunny with a high in the upper 70s to around 80 degrees.

Dry air is expected to remain in place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, which will be mostly sunny with a high temperature climbing into the mid to upper 80 degrees. 

The warming trend will continue on Tuesday, May 31, which will be mostly sunny with a high temperature around 90 degrees.

Wednesday, June 1 should be partly cloudy with a high temperature around 80 degrees.

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