Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flash flood watch for the area from 7 p.m. Thursday to 7 p.m.; two or more inches of rain on the way.

Ware Mechanical Weather Alert: Flash flood watch for the area from 7 p.m. Thursday to 7 p.m.; two or more inches of rain on the way.

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Flash flood watch, from 7 p.m. Thursday through 7 p.m. From the National Weather Service: “Low pressure is expected to move across the southeast states on Friday. This weather system will bring another round of widespread, potentially heavy, rainfall to the region. Rainfall totals of one to three inches with locally higher amounts is possible. Any rainfall received before Friday will only serve to further saturate the soil. Soil conditions remain very saturated and river levels remain high across the area. Even a relatively small amount of rainfall will produce significant runoff and flooding of creeks and rivers. Even after the rain ends, high water could persist for several days after.

OUTLOOK

“Additional rainfall is expected through the end of the week, with a potentially strong storm system affecting the area late Thursday into Friday. Flooding will continue to be the primary concern due to the already wet soils and high runoff from periods of rain. More details will be provided on this system over the next couple of days.” — National Weather Service

What to expect: Another 2.25 inches of rain Wednesday night through Friday afternoon.

FORECAST

Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night: Showers. Low around 48. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Thursday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Thursday Night: Showers. Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday: Showers. High near 60. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

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