Afternoon and evening storms on Tuesday will produce drenching downpours and gusty winds along the I-95 corridor from Washington, D.C., to New York City.
Flooding and travel disruptions will be the main concerns as these storms form Tuesday. A wet June has left areas saturated. Additional heavy rain may cause flash flooding.
Central Park in New York City recorded over 10 inches of rain in June, about 6 inches above the normal for the month. Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia also were above average.
Quick heavy downpours can cause small streams to overflow their banks. They can also cause water to build up on roadways and in low-lying areas.
Storms that ignite in the evening hours will likely cause delays for those traveling home from work during the rush hour. Motorists should use caution when driving through the heavy rain. Flight delays may build as the storms approach and aircraft are held up.
The main factor that will be causing these storms is a disturbance that is trekking through the Midwest.
Other factors that will aid in storm development will be typical July heat combined with excessive humidity.
In addition to the drenching downpours, gusty winds will also accompany some of the storms.
Much of the activity should end Tuesday night; however, more showers and thunderstorms are likely later in the week as a front approaches from the west. That front may have difficulty pushing offshore and could lead to an extended period where showers and thunderstorms frequent the region, especially if tropical moisture becomes involved. Story by AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Jordan Root
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