A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has now been issued for parts of the region.
It lasts until 11 p.m. Monday, June 21, and covers Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Greene, Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Otsego, Rensselaer, and Schenectady counties in New York, Litchfield County in Connecticut, and Berkshire County in Massachusetts.
Torrential rainfall is possible during storm activity. Large hail of 1 inch in diameter or greater, damaging winds, and an isolated tornado or two are the main threats, said the National Weather Service, which issued the watch.
More storms are expected again on Tuesday, June 22 as Tropic Storm Claudette makes its way off the coast of the Northeast.
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