Snow, ice risks replaced by flooding concerns

After worrying about snow and ice, area residents need to shift their concerns to rain, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), which issued a flood advisory for the region until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16.

The NWS said rainfall has exceeded an inch in the region. Combining that precipitation with Monday night’s snow and ice melting is expected to cause minor flooding. Showers are predicted to subside in late afternoon with a high temperature near 60.

 Emergency officials are urging motorists to avoid driving into areas where water covers the roadway since the depth might be too great to navigate. They are also cautioning that some of the wet roads could freeze tonight as a low temperature of 32 is forecast.

According to the NWS, a flood advisory means that river or stream flows are elevated or that ponding is occurring or is imminent.


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