Localized drenching thunderstorms will develop across New Mexico and western Texas through the end of the week.
In lieu of direct impact from Hurricane Joaquin, what led to historic rainfall in the Carolinas this past weekend?
A storm system producing localized flash flooding and gusty thunderstorms will progress eastward across the Southwest states through the middle of the week.
An intense band of heavy rainfall will continue across South Carolina and far southeastern North Carolina into Monday, worsening the already historic flooding that is underway.
Rainfall totals were climbing rapidly across portions of North Carolina and South Carolina Friday night into Saturday, leading to dangerous flash flooding.
Questions have been raised about the similarity to Joaquin with other recent hurricane strikes in the mid-Atlantic states.
The storm that clobbered part of the South this past week drifted into the mid-Atlantic with areas of rain, rough surf, coastal flooding and beach erosion this weekend.