Flood Watch Starting Sunday Evening
Prepare for a flood watch beginning at 6 p.m. on Sunday evening. It’s important to stay informed and take necessary precautions.
Weather Forecast for Tonight
Expect increasing cloud cover tonight, with a chance of showers developing later. Tomorrow, the rain will become steadier and heavier, bringing the possibility of flooding downpours and higher wind gusts.
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Tonight’s Weather Conditions
As we approach tonight, expect a partly cloudy evening transitioning to overcast after midnight. There may be some drizzle and showers in the pre-dawn hours, but nothing too heavy or long-lasting. Temperatures will remain above freezing, ranging from the mid-30s to low 40s, thanks to a light breeze from the east-northeast.
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Tomorrow’s Weather Forecast
Tomorrow, expect drizzle, showers, and light rain in the morning, followed by steadier and heavier rain in the afternoon. Temperatures will reach the mid- to upper 50s with breezes gradually picking up. Up to a half-inch of rain is possible during the daytime hours.
Take Precautions for Tomorrow Night
A flood watch will be in effect from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday. During this time, there is a chance of quick one to two inches of rain, which may cause flooding. Wind gusts will increase and shift from an easterly direction to a north-northwest direction. Additional rainfall of one to two inches is expected overnight.
Storm Threats for Tomorrow
Tomorrow, we anticipate high wind gusts, potential flooding, and power outages. It’s important to be prepared and aware of the weather conditions.
Rainfall Amounts and Wind Gusts
Rainfall amounts are expected to total two to three inches by early Monday. The pace of rainfall tomorrow night is a concern, with the potential for two inches falling quickly and the risk of flooding. Wind gusts could peak near 40 mph, with a slight chance of reaching 55 mph. Power outages may occur, and fallen trees could be an issue.
Charge Your Devices for Power Outages
If you live in an area prone to power outages, it’s advisable to charge your electronic devices before Sunday evening. While we don’t want to cause alarm, it’s wise to stay updated in case wind gusts intensify and exceed 40 mph.
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