Severe Weather In Southern New England

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been issued for Providence until 9pm this evening. Large hail up to 2″ in diameter and damaging winds up to 70mph will be possible with the strongest storms. As of 4pm this afternoon, severe t-storms were occurring east of Albany, NY, with non-severe t-storms across northern RI and surrounding areas. These storms are moving east. If any warnings are issued, these warnings will scroll at the top of our web page at www.abc6.com -Kevin Coskren, ABC6 StormTracker WeatherTeam