2013 0627 flood watch

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for our area, in effect from noon today through tomorrow afternoon.

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely this afternoon into tonight as a low pressure system approaches from the west and interacts with a moist and unstable airmass over the area, according to the weather service forecast.

There is a chance that thunderstorms that develop could be strong to severe, forecasters say.

Localized rainfall rates could exceed two inches in an hour, according to the forecast.

The NWS forecast is calling for unsettled weather to remain in our region through early next week, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms expected every day through Tuesday.

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