is possible in the Northeast from New York City to the Boston area Wednesday as an area of low pressure that brought beneficial rain to the Great Lakes region and Ohio Valley continues its trek across the region.
Millions of people along the I-95 corridor from the New York City area up through New Haven, Connecticut, Providence, Rhode Island, and Boston are at risk of seeing severe thunderstorms Wednesday.
The threat also extends inland, with cities such as Yonkers, Newburgh, Kingston and Albany in New York, Hartford in Connecticut and Springfield and Worcester in Massachusetts at risk of seeing turbulent weather.
The Fox Forecast Center believes that the main risk from any severe thunderstorms that do develop Wednesday afternoon will primarily be damaging wind gusts over 60 mph. However, there is also the chance that some storms could produce hail, and heavy rain.
As we head into Wednesday afternoon, the bulk of the activity will be found across eastern Pennsylvania and central New York, with rain falling in New Jersey and approaching .
Rain and thunderstorm activity will expand to the east between 3 and 6 p.m. as it pushes through areas of the Hudson Valley in New York, as well as the Connecticut River Valley in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
The heavier rain and stronger storms will push through the Worcester Hills and the Boston area as we head into Wednesday evening.