A pattern of very heavy rain is now upon the region. As a result, a Flood Watch is in effect for the region until 6 AM Sunday.
Heavy rain is expected throughout the day today with chilly temperatures. Temperatures will likely remain in the low 40s across the region. Northerly winds will be a bit gusty as well. Rain will continue overnight as lows drop into the low 40s.
Rain will continue on Thursday as temperatures warm back into the mid 50s. Rain may move out of the region by Thursday afternoon, providing a bit of a break.
Rain should move back into the region from the south Thursday night. Temperatures will drop back into the low 50s. Winds will likely shift back out of the south. Rain totals by Friday morning could be around 2.5 to 3″.
Rain will continue on Friday as a frontal system stalls over the region. Temperatures will be mild, topping out in the mid 60s. Some thunderstorms may be possible as well, which could enhance the heavy rain. This will continue Friday night.
Rain and storms will continue on Saturday. Most of the rain should lift north out of the region during the afternoon hours. This may allow us to warm into the 70s. Some strong to severe storms may be possible Saturday evening as a cold front works through the region. The Storm Prediction Center has already highlighted our region in a risk for severe weather. This may change over the coming days.
That should wrap up this forecast. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you’re able to stay dry today!
-Meteorologist Jacob Wilkins