Severe storms to threaten wind damage in mid-Atlantic, New England late Tuesday ACCUWEATHER

A swath of severe thunderstorms is forecast to erupt over the central Appalachians on Tuesday afternoon and spread eastward and southward early Tuesday evening.

Major cities that are projected to be in the path of the storms include Pittsburgh; Philadelphia; New York City; Washington, D.C.; Baltimore; Boston; Wilmington, Delaware; Atlantic City, New Jersey; and Hartford, Connecticut.

“The most common characteristics of the storms will be strong, perhaps damaging, wind gusts, while some of the storms may also bring large hail,” according to AccuWeather Meteorologist Evan Duffey.

Frequent lightning strikes, blinding downpours and isolated flash flooding are also likely.

via Severe storms to threaten wind damage in mid-Atlantic, New England late Tuesday