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The D.C. area is no stranger to intense, heavy rain. So how does Wednesday's rain and flooding compare to tropical storms, which are common events in the summer and early fall?
ABC7 Meteorologist Lauryn Rickets says flash flooding is likely Tuesday night as the rain intensifies. And those rain clouds won't break until later in the week.
Hopefully everybody enjoyed the weekend because rain is a'coming and it's here to stay - at least through the first part of Thursday.
Despite daytime highs in the upper 40s Wednesday, there is also a freeze watch for Wednesday night into Thursday for much of the listening area.
Temperatures will plummet Tuesday bringing the chance for freeze warnings and the day's rain showers could turn to snow late Tuesday.
As the National Weather Service put it, "Cut-off lows are notorious for bringing rapidly changing weather conditions and thus forecasting for these systems is complex...."
A trace to 1 inch of snow is expected Tuesday morning and could include a rain/snow mix and last through the day.
Yep -- yet another possible storm.
The Washington-Baltimore region is seeing a rare bout of bitter cold temperatures the region hasn't seen for more than 100 years.
A look at that wintry weather that is heading toward the D.C. region in the coming days.
Hi: 74 °F | Lo: 56 °F