First Alert Weather Day for flood potential this week

Updated: Feb. 19, 2019 at 10:41 PM CST
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(WAFF) - We are declaring a First Alert Weather Day through Wednesday due to the threat of excessive rain and flooding.

First Alert through Thursday for the potential for flash flooding. A flood watch is in effect through Friday.


An additional 4-6 inches of rain is possible through Sunday. Flash flooding will be most likely Wednesday and Thursday with river flooding into the weekend.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will remain possible into the late night hours. A few breaks are possible early Wednesday but more rain and storms return by Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday will be warmer with highs in the lower 60s. High humidity and high rain chances will be with us all day. 2-3 inches of rain will fall with showers and a few thunderstorms Wednesday into Thursday morning.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms remain possible Thursday and Friday with some locally heavy rain.

Temperatures will warm to near 70 Saturday afternoon with a few strong thunderstorms possible late Saturday into Sunday morning.

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