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Rounds of rain and thunderstorms will continue the soggy start to fall across the Deep South.
A tropical low in the Gulf of Mexico rides along the coastline, following the tail end of a front that pushed through the country late last week.
This low pressure has a very slight chance to develop into a tropical system. However, even without strengthening, the low will bring heavy rain to portions of the South, especially Florida.
Rain will be pushed up into interior portions of the Southeast, but the low itself will track eastward towards north-central Florida.
The highest rain totals will follow the storm, bringing the risk for flash flooding for Florida cities such as Panama City, Gainesville, Orlando, and Tampa
With the tropical moisture fueling the rain and thunderstorms, rainfall totals generally will range from 1 to 3 inches across the Southeast through Thursday. However, some areas, especially along the Florida Gulf Coast could see much more, locally up to 4 inches of rain.
By the end of the week, high pressure over the Northeast will expand into the Southeast. This will help to push the tropical low out to sea, making for a drier forecast for start the weekend.
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