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Sunday Evening Weather Update, May 13, 2018

16 May 2018

At 2:43 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Vicksburg, moving east at 35 miles per hour. In addition, penny sized hail was reported near Madison and quarter-sized hail was reported by the Greenwood County Emergency Manager. Combined with the rainfall received this past weekend, this may lead to a few instances of flash flooding.

Still, for Long Island there was "a very low chance for isolated severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening", the weather service said in a hazardous weather statement.

Aa severe thunderstorm warning for all four Valley counties this afternoon. Some of the storms could reach strong to severe levels, even where the indices are not as high. Forecasters said it was scheduled to be in effect until 8 p.m.

Keep your phones and devices charged in case you eventually lose power.

The storm was also responsible for a house fire in Grand Island when lightning struck a home at 3204 Knights Road. The Storm Prediction Center has placed parts of southern New England in a "slight" or "enhanced" area for severe weather.

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Monday night will see a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Our meteorologists are tracking severe weather as it makes its way through Central Illinois.

Shower and storm chances are with us virtually every day through Sunday, with Thursday now the only exception.

People are being urged to be aware of the changing weather conditions Monday.

Make sure you are following the CBS Philly Weather Team on social media, and On-Air throughout the day for all your up to minute weather updates today as you remain "Weather Aware".

Sunday Evening Weather Update, May 13, 2018