Strong winds and possible thunderstorms are expected tonight.
The National Weather Service has released a hazardous weather advisory for this afternoon and this evening for the Merrimack Valley. Thunderstorms and scattered rainfall are expected. Forecasts say heavy rainfall and localized flooding are the most likely threats in the storm. There is also a small chance that the storm may become severe with “straight line” winds. This release was provided National Weather Service based in Taunton.