While the worst of the nor'easter will take aim farther north in the mid-Atlantic and New England, cold rain, gusty wind and coastal flooding will impact southeastern Virginia.
A storm responsible for drenching rain in part of the South during Election Day will turn northward and reorganize Tuesday night and Wednesday along the Atlantic coast.
The storm will bring above-normal tides Wednesday, due to a north to northeasterly wind. Tides will run 2 to 3 feet above normal, causing minor to moderate coastal flooding at times of high tide into Wednesday night. Tides will return to normal Thursday.
Peak gusts between 40 and 50 mph are possible during the height of the storm Wednesday. The wind can be strong enough to bring down a few trees and cause sporadic power outages.
Winds will swing more offshore and begin to east Thursday.
The combination of periods of rain, wind and other atmospheric conditions will result in AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures in the 30s much of the time.
A late-April snowstorm dumped over a foot of heavy, wet snow across parts of Colorado on Thursday into Friday, boosting snowpack for an extended ski season at local resorts.
Expanding rainfall will bring good news for unusually dry portions of the northeastern United States into the start of May.
Residents of the southeastern United States may feel like the calendar has flipped ahead to Memorial Day weekend with warm and muggy weather in place for the start of May.
A stormy pattern will persist across the western Gulf Coast into early May, threatening to renew the risk of flooding from Texas to Mississippi through at least Monday.
Those traveling during the end of the bank holiday weekend across the United Kingdom will face bouts of rain and increasingly gusty winds.
The seven-story building, which housed more than 125 single units, collapsed around 9:15 p.m. local time (2:15 p.m. Friday), officials said.
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Golf ball-sized hail piled up 4" deep.
New England (1854)
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