Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to roll through those areas starting late Monday afternoon through midnight, NWS said.
Temperatures in the 80s and dew points in the 60s will set the stage for scattered thunderstorms that will likely feature gusty winds, frequent lightning and locally heavy rain.
Rainfall of up to 2 inches is expected in northern ME from Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding.
Weather officials have issued flood warnings for portions of central and northeastern IL following weekend thunderstorms. Flash flooding of creeks, streams and roadways is possible, especially in urban and poor drainage areas, according to the National Weather Service.
The weather service said heavy showers could bring about 1 to 2 inches of rain with localized amounts measuring as high as 3 to 4 inches, which could result in flash flooding.
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The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has issued a* Flash Flood Warning for.
The areas under the greatest threat are those along and to the west of Interstate 95, forecasters wrote.
New York City, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Hartford and Albany could experience the worst of the storms, which are expected to arrive Monday afternoon.
There was also plenty of wind damage from the storms.
The forecast called for mostly sunny skies Wednesday and Thursday with a high of 80 to 82 degrees, and partly sunny skies Friday with a high near 83.