A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will continue until 6AM Thursday. Scattered showers with pockets of torrential rain will lead to rainfall amounts of 1-3″ possible with isolated higher amounts. Heavy rain will lead to localized flooding of roads and poor drainage areas.
Some localized street flooding possible during the overnight hours…
The unsettled weather is from a combination of an approaching cold front and tropical moisture streaming well north of Tropical Depression Erin.
The rain will be heaviest overnight, before tapering off early Thursday morning.
Heavy rain overnight is a combination of an approaching cold front and offshore moisture streaming north ahead of Topical Depression Erin. The center of that storm will remain offshore, but some of it’s moisture will stream north and enhance the rainfall rates.
Rainfall amounts will average 1-3 inches now until 5AM Thursday morning
Once the rain ends–around or shortly after dawn– the rest of Thursday looks beautiful with warmer, bright and breezy conditions.
THURSDAY MORNING 8AM: Cold front slides offshore with drier air moving in the rest of the day
LATEST DATA ON HURRICANE DORIAN
LOCATION...19.7N 66.0W ABOUT 90 MI...145 KM N OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...85 MPH...140 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 320 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...986 MB...29.12 INCHES
LATEST FROM NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
FORECAST TRACK BY LABOR DAY WEEKEND. Latest guidance points to a stronger hurricane having an impact on Florida and the southeastern United States over Labor Day Weekend.
Meteorologist Tony Petrarca