WEATHER ALERT: Isolated Thunderstorms Possible this Afternoon

Summer heat and humidity linger into this afternoon, but we’re tracking a cold front that will bring us back to spring this weekend.  That front could also help spark a brief thunderstorm this afternoon. The Storm Prediction Center has placed parts of RI and CT as an area to watch for general (non-severe) thunderstorms. However, a few of the storms could be briefly strong with gusty winds and dangerous lightning. Our hi-res HRRR model shows the storms developing in the mid-afternoon, mainly from Providence to the coast. It’s a short window of opportunity for any storms.  Drier air will continue…