Several Days of Thunderstorms for Eastern US Brings Flash Flood Potential

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The Eastern US will see several days of thunderstorms and the potential for flash flooding in the South, while the southwestern US will also see thunderstorms. A wintry mix is coming to the West on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Several days of thunderstorms were Eastern US, flash flood potential in South

Most of the eastern US will see thunderstorms on Monday. Thunderstorms will be prevalent over the eastern portion of the US bringing the potential of rain over the South, mid-South, Southeast, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast.

In the Southwest, thunderstorms will also extend over Southern California, Arizona, southern Nevada, southern Utah, and southwestern New Mexico, as well as over southern Texas near the Mexico border and along the eastern border with Louisiana.

On Tuesday, rain for the Northeast, while thunderstorms will continue over that mid-Atlantic, while the South will see a greater area of potential flash flooding. On Wednesday, thunderstorms are forecast for the Ohio Valley, mid-Atlantic and South, as the area of potential flash flooding decreases, but remains over 5 states.

Potential flash flooding

The National Weather Service (NWS) is warning over the potential of heavy rain with possible flash flooding over Alabama and parts of Georgia and Florida. The NWS issued a flash flood watch on Monday for south-central Tennessee, the entirety of Alabama, and the Western Florida Panhandle. Flood advisories were issued over a few spots in Louisiana and Mississippi, check your local forecast.

The potential for flash flooding expands on Tuesday to include central and northern Georgia Southern in eastern Tennessee and the Western Carolinas.

System developing near Bahamas, wind shear could impact tropical strength

Forecasters have been monitoring a system developing near the southeastern Bahamas that could move toward Eastern Florida or the Carolinas. However, on Monday forecasters say strong wind shear has now lessened the chances of development within the next five days to only 10 percent, the Sun-Sentinel reported.

Above-average snow and cold predicted this winter for Northeast

Those living in the Northeast can expect above-average cold and snowfall for winter 2021-2022, with temperatures averaging 1-3 degrees Fahrenheit below normal, according to AccuWeather, MassLive reported.

The first waves of cold air are expected to begin impacting the Northeast for the first time in November, bringing some snow and a couple of rounds of cold weather. Early-season snow and cold are expected for areas closer to the coast and the interstate-95 corridor, while areas farther inland are not predicted to be as snowy or cold.