Heavy Rain & Flash Flooding Possible Through Early Thursday

The Weather Authority

An upper level disturbance hangs around the southeast over the next couple of days increasing our chance of heavy rain and flash flooding. For Tuesday, areas of rain develop through the day. It will be slow moving and heavy at times. This will continue through Wednesday and possibly Wednesday night over eastern sections. A *FLASH FLOOD WATCH* in effect through early Thursday.

Most of the rain falls from now through Thursday. Higher totals will be over eastern sections with 2″-4″ possible. 1″-3″ are likely to the west. Everyone needs to be on guard for possible flooding through midweek.

Here is the excessive rainfall outlook. Areas in yellow and red have the higher risk of flash flooding Wednesday. Heavy rain bands track from the southeast up to the northwest around the upper low. These bands will be slow movers hints the risk for flash flooding.

Once we get past Thursday, our forecast improves in a hurry just in time for the weekend. Temperatures will be pleasant and rain chances diminish. We have a little ways to go just yet!

Remember to always stay ahead of the weather with our Live Alert 19 app. Make sure your location and alerts are turned on. The interactive radar can track rain and storms over the next couple of days. Remember next month is our secondary severe weather season across the Tennessee Valley!

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