Weather Alert: Heaviest Rain Later Wed. Night/Thursday; Flood Watch

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Showers Wednesday will transition over to excessive flooding rain later Wednesday night (after 10pm) into earlyThursday morning. FLOOD WATCH is in effect

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It remains dry this evening and tonight with lows in the 60s.

IDA’S REMNANTS TO BRING SIGNFICANT RAIN

Our attention turns to Ida’s remnants. As of midnight, the storm was near Kentucky. What’s left of the once-powerful hurricane will bring heavy rain as it lifts through the MIdwest, eventually passing off-shore of southern New England late Wednesday Night/Early Thursday morning

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH has been issued for all of southern New England ahead Ida’s remnants. What’s left of the storm will bring tropical downpours with 2-5″+ of rain expected. There could be significant flash flooding of streets and poor drainage areas. In addition, local rivers and streams will need to be carefully monitored as a rapid rise in water levels is expected.

Despite some showers during the daylight hours of Wednesday, the excessive flooding rain will be reserved for later Wednesday night (after midnight) and into early Thursday morning.

The chance of showers both Wednesday morning and afternoon, with the higher chances during the afternoon and evening. Highs will reach the mid 70s.

Rain becomes widespread and heavy in the late evening and night. Downpours continue into Thursday morning, with the potential for significant flash flooding to streets, poor drainage areas and some rivers and streams. Poor travel is expected during the morning commute.

WEDNESDAY MORNING 8:00AM: Few Light Showers

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON 1:00PM: Showers more widespread

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON 6:00PM: Showers likely…few downpours

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON 11:00PM Rain becomes steadier and heavier

THURSDAY MORNING 7:00AM

Rain gradually tapers off in the afternoon with clear skies by evening. It will be a cool and breezy day with northeast gusts 20-30 mph and highs only near 70.

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