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Thunderstorms possible later today

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A person runs through the rain during an afternoon thunderstorm in Philadelphia, Thursday, June 24, 2010. A sudden thunderstorm has knocked down trees, damaged the roof of a daycare center and caused traffic headaches in the Philadelphia area. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

According to the Weather channel, South Florida will be the focus for strong to possibly severe thunderstorms today, especially this afternoon and evening.

The greatest impacts will be in the form of lightning, heavy rain, and gusty winds. There is also a slight chance of  hail and an isolated tornado.

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has South Florida in a slight chance of severe weather today (level 2 out of 5).

Storms are expected between 3PM-9PM with storms diminishing to just plain rain and showers after sunset and into most of the night.