A storm system will deliver drenching rainfall and thunderstorms to end the weekend across parts of Texas and the lower Mississippi Valley.
Farther south, thunderstorms embedded within the rainfall area could rumble through coastal northeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana, including near Houston, Texas, and Lake Charles, La.
With the Gulf of Mexico enriching the storm with moisture, any thunderstorm could drop a couple inches of rain in less than an hour's time. Fairly cool temperatures should preclude any thunderstorm from becoming severe.
While river flooding is not expected, the rainfall could cause poor drainage and highway flooding. Travelers along I-10, I-45 and I-20 should remain alert for ponding and slow down to avoid hydroplaning.
Rain will taper to showers by tonight over eastern Texas and during the day on Monday toward the lower Mississippi Valley.
Some impressive rainfall totals have already been observed with this storm in Texas. Alice recorded over 3 inches of rain, while Brownsville broke a 131-year-old record with 1.57 inches of rain on Saturday.
While the rain may be ruining some weekend plans, it is much needed. Much of eastern Texas has been dealing with a drought, with rainfall amounts well below normal for the past several months.
Moisture from this storm will race off to the east and help develop a storm along the East Coast which could bring snow or ice to parts of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Tuesday.
While downpours could come calling at the start and finish of the July Fourth weekend in the northeastern United States, the vast majority of the time will be dry.
Rain and thunderstorms will threaten parades, barbecues and fireworks displays across portions of the central and eastern United States and the Intermountain West on Independence Day.
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Flooding rainfall continued. Near Olpe, 4.78 fell in 24 hours, causing major flooding. Dexter was completely cut off by flooding, with roadways in and out of town unpassable. Near Williamsburg, 17.25 inches of rain fell over the past 3 days. As of the 30th, Welda's total rainfall for June was about 20 inches.
The second destructive hurricane in nine days hit the Apalachicola-Tallahassee are; several people were killed, but the area sustained only light damage.
Boston, MA (1982)
Second wettest month in 168 years of records (2016 months) June 1982: 13.5", 4" above the all time June record. Wettest month: August 1955, 17"; a foot of that was from Hurricane Diane.