Cold Front Brings Threat of Storms - NBC4 Washington

Cold Front Brings Threat of Storms



    PM Weather Forecast 06/28/11

    Get the latest forecast from meteorologist Doug Kammerer. (Published Tuesday, June 28, 2011)

    A cold front sweeping through the area brings a likelihood of thunderstorms, according to NBC Washington meteorologist Veronica Johnson.

    Some storms contain high winds and are accompanied by heavy rain. The cold front caused a series of rolling severe thunderstorm warnings Tuesday evening.

    Trees are down all over Stafford County, Va., according to the sheriff's office.

    A strong storm in Prince William County, Va., had weakened by the time it moved into southern Maryland, NBC Washington Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer reported.

    The best chance of storms continues until midnight.

    A couple of nice-feeling days are coming up, Johnson said.

    High pressure will move in tomorrow and will be in place into Friday with lower humidity and more sunshine. Wednesday and Thursday's highs will be in the mid-80s with mostly sunny skies and light breezes.

    For outdoor activities, that's good. But we need the rain.

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