First flood watch posted for Upstate NY as heavy rain approaches

Flood Leamington

Chilly conditions will replace the rain as the storm continues to move to the East. Freeze watches are in effect for Carroll, Frederick, and Washington Counties Monday night into Tuesday morning because temperatures are going to drop. Be prepared to take quick action if a flash flood warning is issued.

With heavy rainfall expected over the weekend, the local Upper Thames River Conservation Authority is warning of possible flooding in the local region.

A flood watch was issued for much of Central North Carolina as severe storms slowed their movement, dumping more rain across the region. Over the last several hours, the heaviest rainfall, flooding, and lightning have been occurring in the lower Puna area including Hawaiian Beaches, Pahoa, and Hawaiian Paradise Park.

Among the counties included in the watch are McDowell, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Mercer, Monroe, Summers and Greenbrier. That high water will also flood the North Shore walk, he added.

Traveling can be impacted due to torrential downpours and potential flooding as the storms move through, according to the NWS.

After a slight chance of rain and snow showers Tuesday morning, the weather service says fair weather is expected from Tuesday into Wednesday as high pressure arrives across the area.

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