Severe-weather warning extended to Broward County

17 August, 2018, 13:39 | Author: Sherry Houston
  • Severe-weather warning extended to Broward County

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

A flash flood watch was issued Wednesday afternoon until Thursday morning for areas in northern CT including Hartford, Windham, Tolland and Litchfield counties.

Once storms pass by late Friday night, drier weather is forecast Saturday, with patchy fog in the morning. The Storm Prediction Center has put much of the area under a Slight Risk designation for this period. Storms will continue into the plains tonight where additional heavy rains are possible through midnight, especially towards the Nebraska/Kansas border.

Variable cloudiness, breezy, and humid; a few showers and a thunderstorm. Highs in the low 80s. Highs in the mid 80s.

"On top of what we've already seen, another 3-5" widespread of rain is likely through Thursday.

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.

Prince William fire and rescue officials reported nine people were rescued from flood waters on Saturday.

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The country's Finance Minister will seek to reassure around 1,000 worldwide investors in a teleconference scheduled for Thursday. Turkey has suffered the most from the feud, which has helped push its currency, the lira, to record lows against the dollar.

Weather officials and local authorities recommend that those who are out on roads should beware of flooded roads and not go through them.

Flooding conditions have suspended MTA service from Patapsco to Cromwell and BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport stations.

Black Forest and Peyton - Until 6:00 p.m.

A bit more than 1,800 Dominion customers were without power in Northern Virginia, most of those were in Fairfax County.

Across Palm Beach County on Sunday, more than 12,000 Florida Power and Light customers temporarily lost electricity because of severe storms.

Multiple reports of power lines/poles down, and trees along with several homes damaged due to falling large trees.

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