Wednesday's chance of showers and thunderstorms is 50 percent.
As for Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, "any decaying storms approaching from the west this evening will have a hard time moving east. can not rule out showers, though, in those areas", forecasters said. There's a chance of rain and storms from Monday through Thursday. Additional rainfall could result in several inches of rain, which would lead to flash flooding.
We have been in a weather setup that is favorable for showers and storms for a couple of days now, and the rain totals have piled up in some areas. However, when the skies do open up, it can rain hard given the high humidity and the high amount of moisture that's in the air.
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Northern Virginia registered some of the heaviest rain from Saturday's storm, with some areas reporting more than 7 inches. Temperatures will crest in the lower and middle 80s amid south breezes of 10 to 20 miles per hour. Heavy downpours and flash flooding are the primary concern in any thunderstorms, but there could be an isolated stronger storm that is capable of a stronger wind gust in a few spots. National Weather Service Meteorologist Isha Renta talks with WEAA's Julius White about the severe weather threat to out area. Saturday, storms looks a bit more widespread across the mountains and plains, with only burn scar flooding as the big risk to watch for. He predicts a short parting of the storm Thursday afternoon.
A low temperature around 70 degrees is forecast for Wednesday night.