The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Tuesday for the northeast area as forecast predicts heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding, damaging winds and possibly an isolated tornado.
The greatest impact is expected Tuesday afternoon into evening, according to the forecast. Rain will continue into Wednesday clearing up by evening time.
The forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday:
Tuesday afternoon - A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. High near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday night - Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 62. Breezy, with a south wind 13 to 21 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday afternoon - A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 9am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday night - Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind around 7 mph.