First Alert Forecast: Unsettled weather pattern continues through Wednesday

First Alert Forecast: Unsettled weather pattern continues through Wednesday

Wet Pattern To Continue For A Few More Days but there is an end in sight

Kevin Arnone's late evening forecast

Tropical moisture is being pumped into the Southeast and this will lead to widespread showers, downpours and thunderstorms this evening through Wednesday. Now it’s not going to rain the entire time but I’d say it’s going to be more wet than dry for the next 48-72 hours.

By Thursday, a front will move through and allow high pressure to build in behind it. That high pressure will allow for some dry weather Thursday-Saturday before the rain chances return by Sunday.

Until then, look for periods of heavy rain. We could see an additional 1-3” of rain by Wednesday evening. Flooding will start to be of concern as we move forward the next 24-48 hours. This is something we’ll have to keep a close eye on.

Also, this is not a severe weather setup. We’re not looking at a threat for hail or tornadoes. However, these slow moving storms and downpours will cause road ponding and localized flooding. Also, watch for periods of gusty winds and lightning in any thunderstorm that does move through.

Weather Highlights:

- Humid and unsettled through Wednesday with downpours and thunderstorms

- Biggest Threat: Heavy rain, minor flooding and lightning

- Clearing and drier by Thursday through Saturday

Forecast:

This Evening/Tonight: Downpours and thunderstorms ending late this evening. Minor flooding is possible. Rain chance 60%. Temps fall from the 80s into the 70s tonight

Tuesday: Partly cloudy, 50% chance of downpours and thunderstorms. Highs around 80.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy and humid . Scattered downpours and thunderstorms likely. Rain chance 70%. Not as hot with highs in the upper 70s.

Thursday: Drying out with highs in the mid 80s.

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