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The stage is set for more flooding problems to develop around Boston for Labor Day.
Flash flooding ensued in Boston's southern suburbs Sunday morning as heavy thunderstorms rolled through.
Several cars became stuck in the flood waters, which also led to road closures. Route 128/Interstate 95 near Needham was one such stretch of highway that officials temporarily closed.
Motorists should prepare for the possibility of more similar incidents and delays on Labor Day as additional drenching thunderstorms occasionally cross the Boston area.
Not every thunderstorm will lead to flooding, but the threat is present for localized problems to occur. That is especially true where the ground was left saturated from Sunday morning's soaking and in low-lying and poor drainage areas.
Even where flash flooding does not ensue, the downpours will bring reduced visibility and a heightened risk of vehicles hydroplaning to motorists.
Airline passengers at Logan International Airport may also encounter delays and headaches.
Those with outdoor plans should prepare to move inside for a time or make indoor alternatives. The storms could also impact the PGA Tour's Deutsche Bank Championship, being held at TPC Boston.
The good news is that there will still be rain-free intervals on Labor Day.
Residents and visitors should stay alert for changing weather and seek shelter when storm-related warnings are issued or thunder is heard. For the latter, you are then close enough to get struck by lightning.
While lightning and flooding downpours are the greatest concerns from the thunderstorms through Labor Day, an isolated number producing damaging winds and hail cannot be ruled out.
Steamy air in place across the Northeast and the Boston area is setting the stage for the heavy thunderstorms.
A cold front will move through on Tuesday, leading to another round of rain and thunderstorms with a dry, seasonable and less humid day to follow for Wednesday.
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