Showers and thunderstorms will bring heavy rain to portions of the mid-Atlantic and Southeast.
These storms will spread across much of the East Coast Monday, becoming most prevalent in the afternoon.
Thunderstorms will extend from Massachusetts to Florida Monday afternoon and into the evening. The storms are not expected to be severe; however, they could contain locally strong wind gusts.
While heat builds in the interior Southeast, along the East Coast, thunderstorms will continue to bring wet weather.
Additionally, the storms over southern Virginia and the Carolinas will be slow-moving, just as these storms were over Georgia on Sunday. This will allow heavy rain to fall over the same area for some time, potentially creating areas of localized flooding.
A few larger cities that could experience this flooding include Danville and Petersburg, Va.; Raleigh, Greensboro and Charlotte, N.C.; and Florence and Columbia, S.C.
Rainfall rates could be as much as 1 inch of rain per hour in this area.
Urban and poor drainage areas will be the most at risk for flooding, including over roadways. Caution should be used through Monday afternoon and into early Tuesday morning.
Periods of soaking rainfall will drench portions of the northeastern United States from midweek through Friday.
A tropical wave is likely to become the Atlantic Basin's next tropical storm as it approaches or crosses the Caribbean Sea later this week.
The final day of September will bring a rare lunar event that hasn’t occurred since March of 2014, a Black Moon.
Following some rain and gusty winds on Tuesday, a strong storm will target the United Kingdom on Thursday.
Typhoon Megi will threaten lives and property in eastern China into the middle of the week after slamming Taiwan.
Gusty winds will accompany a push of chilly air across the Great Lakes through Tuesday.
Gulf Coast of Mexico (1955)
Hurricane Janet hits with sustained winds of up to 175 mph.
East Coast (1985)
Hurricane Gloria passed over Cape Hatteras, NC about 2:00 a.m. EDT with a storm surge of 8-12 feet. The next point of landfall was Fire Island, NY (Long Island) around noon. The storm then raced northward through New England during the afternoon. At Diamond Shoal Light, just off Cape Hatteras, winds hit 98 mph with a peak gust of 120 mph. Bridgeport, CT had 75-mph gusts and Blue Hill Observatory had a gust of 82 mph.
Ramsey, MI (1991)