STORM WATCH: Another round of rain Wednesday brings threat for localized flooding

News 12 Storm Watch Meteorologist Sam Augeri says moderate to heavy rain is expected Wednesday evening. Another batch of wet weather could be coming this weekend.

Sam Augeri

Mar 5, 2024, 10:28 AM

Updated 38 days ago

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News 12 Storm Watch Meteorologist Sam Augeri says moderate to heavy rain is expected Wednesday evening. Another batch of wet weather could be coming this weekend.
HEADLINES:
-FLOOD WATCH 1 p.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday for Long Island
-Big puddles will stick around in low lying and flood prone areas in the coming day with more rain on the way.
-The next round of rain will arrive Wednesday afternoon at about lunch time, becoming moderate to heavy Wednesday evening into Thursday morning. Showers will continue on and off for much of Thursday. 1 to 3 inches expected.
-Friday is my pick of the week with a nice sunny break.
-The last batch of rain for the week will arrive Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning. More minor local flooding will be possible.
-Spring Forward Sunday with much better weather next week.
A storm system threatens the tri-state, with flooding concerns beginning Wednesday afternoon. News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Julian Seawright breaks down what you need to know ahead of Wednesday's storm.
OVERNIGHT: Cloudy with patchy fog and a few light showers. Lows near 42 with southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Sunrise: 6:18
WEDNESDAY: Cloudy with rain returning by lunch time. Highs near 52. Rainfall Wednesday evening into Wednesday night could be heavy at times with minor local street flooding. Sunset: 5:50. Southeast to north winds 5 to 10 mph.
THURSDAY: Cloudy with scattered showers likely. Highs near 50. Partly cloudy at night with lows near 37.
FRIDAY: Sam's Pick of the Week. Sun and clouds. Highs near 50. Lows near 35.
SATURDAY: Cloudy and turning breezy with showers developing by noon. Rain showers for the afternoon into Saturday night with highs near 47. Lows near 40.
SUNDAY: Cloudy and breezy with morning showers, improving for the afternoon. Highs near 51. Lows near 33
The tri-state has always been familiar with natural disasters, including flooding from storms. However, not all flooding is the same. News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Julian Seawright breaks down the differences between flash floods and areal floods.


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