Severe Thunderstorms Possible Wednesday Evening

Oneida, N.Y. Madison and Oneida are among a slew of counties issued a thunderstorm watch by the National Weather Service in Binghamton. Some isolated heavy rain in some areas along the eastern part of the state could lead to minor flooding in some areas, though the overall flood threat remains low.

The most favorable time for storms will be during the afternoon and evening on Wednesday.

Today's high will be near 80, with light and variable winds becoming east around 6 miles per hour in the morning, the weather service said. National meteorologists predict severe weather potential throughout the weekend to be limited to heavy rainfall and multiple rounds of storms.

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Tonight, there is a 70 percent chance of precipitation, with storms and showers likely mainly after 1 a.m., according to the weather service.

Thursday, there will be a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 81, the weather service said. Winds may gust as high as 18 miles per hour. We'll see a mostly sunny sky early. This includes a chance of a few scattered showers and storms by later in the day.

Thursday evening will be partly cloudy with temperatures dropping into the low 50s, high 40s. Storms are expected to arrive in Manchester and Concord between 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

  • Alfonso Moody