Severe weather to sweep through region Tuesday: Forecaster

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

Severe thunderstorms are expected to move through York County on Tuesday — but it could be the last turbulent weather for a while.

According to the National Weather Service, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds of 60 mph or greater and large hail exceeding 1 inch in diameter are possible in the afternoon and early evening. 

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Those thunderstorms are likely after 2 p.m. Expect Increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Tuesday night, showers and thunderstorms are likely before 11 p.m., then a slight chance of showers between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. The chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

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Here is the weather outlook for the rest of the work week from the National Weather Service: 

Wednesday - Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. 

Wednesday Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph. 

Thursday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 3 to 6 mph. 

Thursday Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. 

Friday - Sunny, with a high near 84. 

Friday Night - Mostly clear, with a low around 65. 

Saturday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. 

Saturday Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. 

— Reach Anthony Maenza at amaenza@yorkdispatch.com or @atmaenza on Twitter. 

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