Showers and storms are likely Wednesday night. An isolated strong storm is possible south of US 30. Some storms will produce heavy rain, which will cause localized flooding in areas with poor drainage and low-lying areas. Lows will be in the low to mid 60s.
Everyone will remain under a Flash Flood Watch through 5 p.m. on Thursday. This means that heavy rain is expected and may cause rapid rises in the water levels. Since the ground is still saturated from the recent rains, all additional rain will runoff into the local streams, creeks, and rivers. Up to 3 inches of rain will fall through Thursday evening. If you come across a flooded road, do not drive through it because you do not know how deep the water is, what's in the water, and if the road is still intact. Turn Around Don't Drown!
A cold front slides through the area on Thursday, giving us a more widespread chance for showers and a few storms. Heavy rain will happen and may lead to localized flooding in certain areas. A total of 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected to fall. Under the mostly cloudy skies, highs will struggle to reach the low 70s. Skies will dry up and clear out Thursday night, which will allow for cooler temperatures by morning. Lows will be in the upper 50s.
Drier conditions arrive for the first day of summer on Friday. We could use more than a day to dry out after all the rain over the past few weeks. Highs will return into the upper 70s. We'll remain dry through midnight Friday night, before clouds and the chance for showers and storms return early Saturday morning. Lows will be in the low 60s.
We'll see scattered showers Saturday morning, but skies will dry up a bit as we head into the late morning. Since we'll still have muggy air above us, a few showers and storms could fire up Saturday afternoon and evening. We are not expecting a wash out by any means. Highs will be in the upper 70s with partly sunny skies. Showers are likely Saturday night with a few rumbles of thunder. Lows will be in the upper 60s.
Our active and wet pattern continues into Sunday, but we'll see higher chances for scattered showers and storms. More moisture funnels in, which may produce pockets of heavy rain. Flooding will be our main concern over the weekend. Highs will soar into the low 80s. We'll keep the potential for rain heading into next week. Lows will be near 70 Sunday night.
Rain continues on Monday.
I'll have the details tonight in your Fox 55 Severe Weather Center forecast at 10!
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Showers and thunderstorms late
Rain and thunder
More sun than clouds
Scattered thunderstorms possible
A few thunderstorms possible
A few thunderstorms possible
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