Soaking showers and thunderstorms will continue to stream across part of the Southeast Tuesday, creating headaches for travelers with a risk of urban and low-lying area flooding.
As tropical moisture continues to be drawn northward from the southwestern Gulf of Mexico along a stalled front, the stage is set for drenching showers and thunderstorm to keep invading northern Florida.
The potential exists for places from northern Florida to neighboring Georgia to pick up an additional 2 to 4 inches of rain Tuesday.
Flash flooding is a concern, especially where the ground received a thorough soaking over the weekend.
Even where flash flooding does not occur, headaches await travelers.
The downpours will greatly reduce visibility for motorists and cause water to pond on roads, which heightens the risk of vehicles hydroplaning at highway speeds. Airline passengers should prepare for flight delays.
Downpours and locally severe thunderstorms over the Central states will not only foil holiday weekend activities, but will also put some lives at risk.
A few days after a chilly storm departs the Northeast, warm weather will make a strong comeback in parts of the Midwest and the East later next week.
The storm responsible for the wind, cold, rain and snow in the Northeast Friday and Saturday will slowly ease up for the balance of the holiday weekend.
"This pup was literally singing when he saw his family," Michelle Karolicki, relocation program manager of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society, said about a reunion that took place on Thursday.
During Sunday's race, the skies will be variably cloudy with the risk of a few showers.
Another plunge of chilly air will set the stage for the risk of a frost and freeze centered Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and other nearby states this weekend.
New York, NY (1979)
A one-hour and 18 minute delay between the Pirates and Mets game due to fog.
Tornado swarm in Iowa, Illinois and Michigan; 74 killed.
Dallas, Ft. Worth Texas (1982)
Flooding rains in Dallas, Ft. Worth, area; over 2" in most places. Total rainfall of 13" at this point of the month, making it the wettest May since records began in 1898.