NWS: Rain and more rain this week


Today's NWS Weather Story for April 3,, 2017.

Today’s weather story from the National Weather Service:

Wet then…a return to Winter?
Turning much colder Thursday with a rain and snow mix

Heavy rain could lead to flooding

  • Rises on area rivers will continue – some are already in minor flood stages
  • Be aware of flood prone areas and take precautions

(April 3, 2017) – Two rounds of rain this week are expected before much colder air spreads over the area behind a cold front Thursday.

The combined rainfall from these two systems is forecast to range from 1.75 inches to 2.50 inches by Thursday evening. A few rumbles of thunder are expected in the interim, but severe storms are not expected. Additional rainfall will aggravate rivers already in flood stage. A mix of rain and snow is forecast Thursday, but no snow accumulation is expected.



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