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Andrea's Rain Heads Northeast

June 06, 2013; 6:40 AM

Thursday 10 a.m.

An area of rain and thunderstorms that covered West Virginia and the western parts of New York and Pennsylvania is spreading east and northeast today. Moisture from Andrea will come next, and the I95 corridor could have very heavy rain as the storm approaches from the southwest tomorrow and tomorrow night. Street and highway flooding could cause a real slowdown for travelers and commuters, but it appears the storm will move quickly enough that there is little chance for flooding on the major rivers.

My Northeast video from Thursday morning:

Andrea, the season's first tropical storm, will move northeast along the Eastern Seaboard causing heavy rain and gale-force gusts. The rain can fall very heavily, causing sudden street flooding and very poor visibility. Quite a few models are in use, and this map shows there is widespread agreement on where the center of this storm is going.

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Elliot Abrams
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