While the risk of flash flooding remains the greatest risk to lives and property, gusty thunderstorms will bring the potential for falling trees and power outages in the northeastern United States to end the week.
An area of downpours with a history of flash flooding will shift eastward to end this week then settle southward this weekend over the central United States.
Persistent rainfall and flooding are likely in parts of the northeastern United States that have already received record-shattering rainfall this summer.
While many across the Midwest have enjoyed a string of warm and dry days, heavy rain inundating the central Plains will soon overspread the region.
Dangerous flooding that is already occurring across portions of Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Massachusetts will worsen over the coming days as rounds of heavy rain inundate the northeastern United States.
Many communities across the central US enduring drought conditions will receive much-needed rain this coming week, though flooding may become a concern.
Repeated rounds of rain and thunderstorms for much of the south-central United States will be a double-edged sword for the drought stricken area.
Drenching showers and thunderstorms will bring the risk of flash flooding to the central Appalachians and part of the mid-Atlantic, while the heaviest rain may focus on parts of New England .