First Alert: Rain Leads to Flooding in Parts of Region - NBC 10 Philadelphia

First Alert: Rain Leads to Flooding in Parts of Region

A steady and windswept rain continues to fall across the entire NBC10 viewing area.

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    NBC10 First Alert Weather: More Rain After Flood

    We're in for even more rain over the next few days after Monday's flooding. NBC10 First Alert Weather chief meteorologist Tammie Souza has the forecast.

    (Published Monday, Sept. 10, 2018)

    What to Know

    • The NBC10 First Alert Weather Team continues the FIRST ALERT for potential flooding from waves of heavy rain now through Tuesday evening.

    • The FIRST ALERT is in effect for the entire viewing area.

    • Localized street and stream flooding occurred in parts of the area due to the record breaking rainfall amounts we saw Sunday.

    The NBC10 First Alert Weather Team continues the FIRST ALERT until Tuesday evening due to flooding in parts of our area from waves of heavy rain.

    On and off windswept rain showers continue to fall across the entire region. Localized street and stream flooding occurred in parts of the area due to the record breaking rainfall amounts we saw Sunday. Flooding impacted drivers on Columbus Boulevard in Philadelphia late Monday afternoon.

    The streets were also so flooded in Wildwood, New Jersey, that one person was spotted in a kayak.

    Rain and wind also caused delays for arriving flights at Philadelphia International Airport.

    Coastal flooding during high tide cycles will continue through Monday evening for our Delaware beaches and Jersey Shore. Monday's rain tapered off to scattered showers.

    A few more showers and storms are likely at any time on Tuesday which could lead to localized flooding.  We could also see more rain during the afternoon on Wednesday. Then the rain should start shifting to the south for the rest of the week. The shower threat will linger south of Philadelphia, but Philadelphia and points north and west should dry out through next weekend.

    All eyes are on Hurricane Florence and a potential landfall late this week as it approaches the East Coast. The odds for a landfall in The Carolinas have increased dramatically in the last 24 hours. These areas will need to start preparing for the likelihood of a category 3 or 4 hurricane storm. Once Florence makes landfall, indications are that it may slow down and stall, producing extremely heavy rainfall and flash flooding over a widespread area of the south. Everyone along the east coast should continue to watch Florence for any possible track and intensity changes through this upcoming week.

    TUE: Warmer with chance of showers and thunderstorms. High 83

    WED: Mostly cloudy and muggy, scattered afternoon thunderstorms likely. High 85

    THU: Showers and thunderstorms possible. High 84

    FRI: Breezy with showers possible, mainly south of Philadelphia. High 83

    SAT: More clouds than sun. Warm. High 84

    SUN: Partial sunshine. Warm. High 84