First Alert Weather Day: Heavy rain and flash flooding today. Severe threat Saturday

A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect all day today until 6 AM Saturday. Several spots have already seen 6 to 8 inches of rain since Sunday and we could see an additional 2 to 5 inches by Sunday morning.

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