First Tropical Depression of Season May Develop off of Southeast Coast

The potential impacts to the weather next week across the Mid-Atlantic continues to get more interesting with the National Hurricane Center watching a disturbance (red X in the image below) located just off of the South Florida coast.  This system may become a tropical depression (or sub-tropical depression) later today or tonight with the potential for further strengthening into a tropical storm before it moves northeast up the Mid-Atlantic coastline Tuesday into Wednesday.

Depending upon how this system interacts with an upper-level “cut-off” low pressure system moving eastward out of the Ohio and Tennessee valleys during the upcoming week will determine whether there are any direct impacts along the coast and how much rain falls inland across the Mid-Atlantic.

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Threat of Heavy Rain Increases Sunday Afternoon & Evening

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Sunday:  Numerous showers and thunderstorms are likely Sunday afternoon with upwards of 1 to 2″ (locally 3″) possible in locations that receive the heaviest thunderstorms.

Memorial Day:  Expect some sunshine followed by less numerous scattered thunderstorms during the afternoon.

Looking Ahead:

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