UPDATED: Man, that’s loud. Video from the Baristanet porchcam at about 4:35 pm.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe weather advisory for Essex County.
* AT 256 PM EDT THE NATL WEATHER SVC WAS TRACKING A LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS TRACKING TOWARDS THE REGION. RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THESE STORMS WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS. HIGHWAYS.STREETS & UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS & LOW LYING SPOTS. IN ADDITION.SMALL CREEKS & STREAMS WILL FLOOD QUICKLY.POSSIBLY COVERING ROADS & FLOODING NEARBY LOW AREAS.