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Posted at 1:50 PM ET, 06/ 3/2010

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for D.C. area

By Capital Weather Gang

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The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 9 p.m. for the entire metro area. Here are excerpts from the watch text:


Radar: Latest regional radar shows movement of precipitation over past three hours. Powered by HAMweather. Refresh page to update. Click here or on image to enlarge. Or see radar bigger on our Weather Wall.

STORMS TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS

HAIL TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE.

Read the full watch text from NOAA. And check out our full forecast today through the weekend.

By Capital Weather Gang  | June 3, 2010; 1:50 PM ET
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Comments

That radar loop is starting to look a little scary for later this afternoon. Hope for no hail this time.

Posted by: ThinkSpring | June 3, 2010 1:55 PM | Report abuse

Magenta colors on radar indicate very severe storm(s)... central VA, piedmont of VA, is about to get rocked. eesh.

Posted by: Camden-CapitalWeatherGang | June 3, 2010 3:23 PM | Report abuse

That looks like trouble coming in fast....just in time for afternoon rush hour.

Posted by: FIREDRAGON47 | June 3, 2010 3:35 PM | Report abuse

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