Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Perry County

Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Perry County

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Martinsville, Danville as well as parts of Henry, Pittsylvania and Patrick counties until 4:30 p.m.

The primary threat is damaging winds, but large hail is also possible. Any storms that develop will move quickly east into Nebraska this evening.

Added to the mix is a very slight threat of isolated tornadoes in New Jersey - a 2 percent probability, according to the eastern regional office of the National Weather Service.

Forecasters say Friday is shaping up to be a nice spring day with mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s.

The weather service warned of wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.

The models continue to show favorable conditions for a few severe storms Wednesday afternoon, evening into the pre-dawn hours on Thursday.

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Sunday night, however, there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.

Showers are possible Saturday and on Mother's Day, which is Sunday, the weather service said.

More sunshine for Thursday with highs in the upper 80s once again.

Showers are thunderstorms are likely until 8 p.m., according to the latest forecast.

It should be dry Monday for the start of the workweek, the weather service said.

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