AccuWeather Alert: Powerful PM thunderstorms

AccuWeather forecast for NYC, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
NEW YORK (WABC) -- A round of powerful storms could trigger gusty winds, heavy downpours and an isolated tornado beginning Thursday afternoon.

We'll be mainly dry and cloudy to start the day, but a warm front will approach by late morning and bring scattered showers and thunderstorms during the afternoon.

The storms will become more numerous into the evening hours and could produce gusty winds, heavy downpours and a potential isolated tornado.

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Meteorologist Lee Goldberg says precipitation from those storms could also make this month the wettest July of all-time.

Friday will be a transition day as morning clouds and haze turn to bright, blue skies during the day.

AccuWeather Alert: Showers, thunderstorms with a high of 78.

Dramatic drying with a high of 80.

Beautiful breeze. High of 77.

Late thunderstorm. High of 80.

Back to beautiful. High of 81.

Comfortable sun. High of 80.

PM storm chance. High of 82.

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