Severe-weather warning extended to Broward County

Jan Cross
August 17, 2018

A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight for the entire WBTV viewing area. The newest update for your First Alert weather app will allow you to customize individual alerts (severe storms, tornadoes, floods, etc.).

TUESDAY FORECAST DETAILS: Expect variably to mostly cloudy skies to deliver rounds of locally heavy showers and storms.

The forecast for the Williambsurg area calls for a chance of showers and thunderstorms through the weekend. By the weekend, the pesky low pressure system will have pulled away and mercifully lower storm chances will return.

New York City's unsettled weather is not going away anytime soon, as heavy rain may bring flooding to the city Wednesday night. Most of the rain is expected during the afternoon hours.

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We could easily see another three inches of widespread rain, with totals over five inches in spots where thunderstorms and showers train over and put down occasionally heavy downpours.

"We've been so saturated lately and this activity is just going to exacerbate that this evening", said Kevin Witt, a weather service meteorologist.

Severe storms posing a threat of flash flooding were moving through the Baltimore area Friday afternoon, and possibly produced a waterspout on the Chesapeake Bay. The weather remains very humid, with overnight lows only in the 70s. Highs in the mid 80s.

As for the week ahead, the stormy pattern may continue until Thursday, but even Friday has a slight chance of isolated activity, according to Theodore.

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