The National Digest

Storms To Continue As Heat Surges in Northeastern US

Spotty thunderstorms will continue to erupt and unload torrential rain on parts of the northeastern United States as heat and humidity build into early next week.

Widely separated, but rough storms have erupted in parts of the mid-Atlantic and central Appalachians this past week. Some locations have been hit with 1-3 inches of rain in an hour.

More storms of this caliber, as well as some with brief high winds and frequent vivid lightning strikes, are in store.

There can be a pop-up summer storm just about anywhere in the northeastern region of the United States this weekend. A small number of these storms can pulse during the afternoon and early evening and bring highly localized severe weather conditions.

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