Northeast Flooding Threat and Severe Weather Risk Midweek, 3-Day Forecast


Heavy rain in the Northeast could bring flooding to at least five states, and severe weather will threaten the region on Wednesday. Hurricane Fiona brings massive flooding to Puerto Rico. See today’s alerts and 3-day forecast.

NWS weather alerts for Monday

Here are the latest weather alerts for Monday from the National Weather Service (NWS).

Flood advisory: northern California.

Flash flood watch: north-central California.

Flood watch: central New Mexico.

Red flag alert: Wyoming; southwestern South Dakota; northwestern Nebraska.

Puerto Rico hammered by catastrophic flooding, entire island without power

Nearly the entire island of Puerto Rico remained without power on Monday after Hurricane Fiona brought catastrophic flooding. The storm system continued to pound Puerto Rico with unrelenting rains as residents were urged to move to higher ground “immediately.” The storm made landfall in the Dominican Republic on Monday, USA Today reported.

As flooding rains and mudslides continued on Monday, electrical workers are unable to respond to the blackout until conditions permit.

The 3-day forecast: Flooding and severe weather risks this week

Thunderstorms throughout the week will bring the risk of flash flooding to several areas from coast to coast. Here is the latest 3-day forecast from the National Weather Service (NWS).

Monday: Northeast flooding threat

Scattered thunderstorms from coast to coast on Monday. Heavy rain over the mid-Atlantic and Northeast will bring the possibility of flash flooding to eastern New York, northern Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and western Maine.

Thunderstorms for the Gulf of Mexico as well as along the Atlantic from Florida to the Carolinas.

In the West, expect thunderstorms and rain over much of California and southern Oregon, as officials hope for some assistance from nature with wildfires.

Tuesday: Scattered thunderstorms, mixed precipitation, and rain

Remnants of Tropical Storm Madeleine will still affect the West Coast bringing heavy rain to parts of California, with mixed precipitation over the Sierras. Rain and mixed precipitation over Montana. Thunderstorms for the upper Midwest, parts of the Ohio Valley, and over the Great Lakes. Rain in the Northeast from New York to Maine.

Thunderstorms along the Gulf of southern Texas as well as over most of Florida, along the Gulf and Atlantic.

Thunderstorms in the Southwest from Arizona and New Mexico to Wyoming, as well as over the mid-central US.

Wednesday: Severe weather risk in Northeast, Western flooding threat

Thunderstorms over much of the last, as well as mixed precipitation over parts of California, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Utah. Heavy rain could bring potential flash flooding to parts of Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado.

In the Northeast, a Level 2 severe weather risk over portions of Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York, extending into Canada.