this morning, the NWS says most areas can handle 2 to 2.5 inches of rain
without serious flash flooding. However, if repetitive or slow moving downpours
favor a particular small stream basin, rain amounts of more than 2.5 inches
could occur in a few hours, which could result in local flash flooding.
Friday afternoon and evening, some areas could be primed for a significant
flash flood threat.
Flood Watch means that flooding of small streams and poor drainage areas could
If you live
near a flood prone stream, monitor water levels over the next 48 hours and be
prepared to act quickly if flooding is observed or a warning is issued.