risk of (some inclement weather)

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risk of (some inclement weather)

A significant chance of some kind of unpleasant weather, such as rain, snow, lightning, etc., occurring. I just heard that there's a risk of rain tomorrow. I hope our football game doesn't get canceled. You should never set off on a hike when there's a risk of lightning.
See also: of, risk

risk of rain

 and risk of showers; risk of thunder(-storms)
a chance of precipitation. (Used only in weather forecasting. There is no "risk" of hazard or injury involved.) And for tomorrow, there is a slight risk of showers in the morning. There is a 50 percent risk of rain tonight.
See also: of, rain, risk
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According to theMet Office, bright spells can still be expected but scattered showers and a risk of hail and thunder are extremely likely throughout the day.
A Met Office spokesman said early cloud and outbreaks of rain will clear to the north today while further heavy and thundery showers, with the risk of hail, will follow during the afternoon.
The forecast for the rest of this week predicts a mixture of rain, wind and a risk of hail.
"Another cold day with highs of only 6C to 9C, in fresh and gusty north-west winds strong on northern coasts." And it may be wise to batten down to hatches on Thursday as there is a risk of hail and thunder.
The chief forecaster for the Met Office said: "Thunderstorms will continue through Friday, bringing further torrential downpours and the risk of hail and lightning.
She commented: "A slack pattern will continue to dominate through the end of the week resulting in widespread scattered showers and thunderstorms, These will be more frequent over the Midlands and southern England with a risk of hail and some heavy downpours bringing localised flooding,
These downpours will be heavy and blustery with the risk of hail and thunder.
Obviously, there are cost factors, and you would need to weigh the costs versus the risk of hail damage in your area.
Forecasters say it will stay warm and humid in most parts, particularly the South East, but there could be intense thundery rain with a risk of hail and gusty winds.
But there could be thundery downpours with a risk of hail and winds.
"Thursday is looking unsettled with the risk of hail and thunder and showers falling as snow over high ground in the north.
The warning reads: "Heavy, thundery showers will turn locally torrential, with the risk of hail on Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
And if there was no risk of hail for a June wedding, or excellent skiing for the honeymoon in Glenshee, what on earth would we talk about?