WPAFB Tuesday Weather: Storms with gusty winds, hail possible today

A false alarm in a building led to a temporary gate closure Wednesday night in Area B, a base spokeswoman said.

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A false alarm in a building led to a temporary gate closure Wednesday night in Area B, a base spokeswoman said.

A stormy pattern will set up across the area over the next 48 hours as a slow moving cold front moves into the region, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

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Expect showers and storms to become more numerous during the afternoon and evening hours today and again on Wednesday. While the overall severe weather threat is marginal, one or two storms could produce gusty winds and some hail.

>> Humid air puts region at risk for potential flash-flooding

The main threat from the heavier storms will come from locally heavy rainfall which could lead to flash flooding. The added clouds and rain should hold temperatures in the 80s for highs through midweek.

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