The most severe risk will be located further north, where AccuWeather forecasters are keeping a close eye on some of the most populous cities in the United States, including New York and Philadelphia. File photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License picture

“Saturday will likely be an active day weather-wise as we will be watching for the threat of thunderstorms throughout the afternoon,” said AccuWeather meteorologist Brandon Buckingham.

There will be two areas of potentially severe weather across the East, with coastal towns like SavannahGeorgia; myrtle beach and Charleston, SC; and Wilmington, NC, among those in the southern part of severe. This section of the southeast is expected to have only locally severe thunderstorms, although any thunderstorm that blows in could produce a brief downpour and disrupt travel, and the other is the risk of one or two isolated Florida tornadoes to the south. . Maryland and Delaware.

The most serious risk will be located further north, where AccuWeather forecasters are keeping a close eye on some of the most populated cities in the United States, including New York City and philadelphia cream.

“With sufficiently mild and moist air in place combined with dynamics worthy of strong gravity in the atmosphere, AccuWeather meteorologists expect thunderstorms to turn severe,” Buckingham added.

Hailisolated tornadoes, damaging gusts of wind and Torrential downpours producing reduced visibility are forecast with a 75 mph AccuWeather Local StormMax&trade. Those traveling along major highways such as 76, 80, 81, 90 and 95 should be prepared for delays due to sudden bursts of extreme weather conditions. Motorists are advised not to drive on flooded roads and to slow down and stop in case of bad weather.

“We expect the initiation of the thunderstorm to occur between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the center Pennsylvania and upstate New York,” Buckingham said.

Those from State UniversityPennsylvania, at SyracuseNY, can expect thunderstorms to arrive in the afternoon, with areas further east waiting a bit longer for their weather.

“Thunderstorms are expected to continue moving eastward into the early evening hours, bringing the threat of gusty winds, hail and even an isolated tornado to places like BinghamtonNew York, Scranton and AllentownPennsylvania, and possibly farther south and east to Philadelphia and New Jersey“, Buckingham said.

This severe weather will arrive accompanied by a larger storm that has produced snow in the Plains and the Great Lakes, as well as severe weather in the Ohio Valley and the South.

“The threat will come from an area of low pressure and his partner cold front which will head east through the Ohio Valley and northeast throughout the day Saturday and well into the evening Saturday night,” Buckingham explained.

After the departure of the violent storms on Saturday evening, Sunday promises to be generally cooler and windier. After temperatures hit the 70s in most parts of the northeast on Friday, forecast highs in the 40s and 50s could be chilling despite being around average.

While there may be showers mixing with snow in the northeast interior, elsewhere on the Atlantic coast it is expected to be much drier as eyes look to the next. huge storm bringing potentially devastating severe weather to the south at the start of the traditional work week.