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Posted at 1:35 PM ET, 06/16/2008

Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 9 P.M.

By Capital Weather Gang
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A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for the metro area, in effect until 9 p.m. The Storm Prediction Center says:

HAIL TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 80 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

At early afternoon, light showers were passing through parts of the metro area, but no severe weather as of yet. The most likely timeframe for strong to severe storms is late afternoon into early evening.

See Jason's full forecast for today through the weekend. Stay tuned for more updates, including CommuteCast, as conditions warrant.

By Capital Weather Gang  | June 16, 2008; 1:35 PM ET
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