Hail, Strong Thunderstorms, Tornado Possible In Area Today

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The National Weather Service is advising the greater Boca Raton region that strong, violent weather may be on tap for this Friday. A cold front is enroute, and with it, the possibility of hail, very strong thunderstorms, and even a tornado.
Here’s the official forecast:

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
905 AM EDT FRI APR 6 2012
 
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905 AM EDT FRI APR 6 2012
 
…STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE TODAY…
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.
 
.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT
 
THUNDERSTORMS: SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL FORM TODAY AHEAD OF
A COLD FRONT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS COULD BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE
WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES, STRONG WINDS, AND HAIL.
 
TORNADO: INTENSE THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE AN ISOLATED TORNADO.
THIS SLIGHT RISK EXISTS ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION.
 
WIND: GUSTY WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH ANY
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
 
HAIL: QUARTER SIZE HAIL MAY OCCUR WITH A FEW THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
EARLY THIS EVENING.
 
RIP CURRENTS: WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS WILL RESULT IN A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT THE GULF
COAST BEACHES.