Flash flooding possible in Austin area Saturday night and Sunday


The areas most impacted will be just north of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, and along the St. Lawrence River valley.

A widespread soaking rain is forecast for our part of Missouri and IL for the start of the weekend with scattered thunderstorms continuing to move in this afternoon.

A flash flood watch is in effect through 11 p.m. along the Interstate 95 corridor, including in Baltimore, southern Baltimore County, and Howard and Anne Arundel counties.

The National Weather Service is predicting rain Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The humidity you feel equates to almost two inches of water in a gas form that can be rung out in the form of rain. Some breaks in the rain west of Lorain County in the middle of the afternoon Sunday.

Three separate storm systems are being tracked in the Atlantic.

The front is also expected to bring significantly cooler temperatures for the weekend. The additional lift created by the low pressure will aid in more widespread rain and increase the rainfall rates. While mostly minor flooding is expected along the MS, from Winfield north, moderate flooding can be expected. Backwater from the MS causing the Meramec at Arnold to rise above flood stage.