Flood Watch: Heavy rain, thunderstorms possible

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– Rain is the big story once again! Grab your umbrella, you are going need it through Friday!

As the storm system over the Midwest inches closer to the area today we will see some scattered showers beginning to pop us this afternoon. The rain will gradually increase across the area overnight into Friday, so be prepared for a slower commute on Friday morning.

Keep an eye out for heavy rain at times on Friday and even a couple of thunderstorms with gusty winds. By the time the rain moves out Friday evening, rainfall totals will add up to around 1-3 inches.

A Flood Watch has been issued for most of our area until 7 a.m. Saturday. A Wind Advisory is in effect for some mountain neighborhoods until 1pm Friday, with gusts to 40-50 mph possible.

We will dry out a bit on Saturday before the next storm system moves in by Sunday. Rain will once again be possible from Sunday through the New Year.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with scattered PM showers. High 48.

Tonight: Cloudy with rain. Low 46

Friday: Rain, heavy at times. Gusty winds and minor flooding possible. High 67