FIRST ALERT: Excessive rainfall totals upwards of 7 inches possible

FIRST ALERT: Excessive rainfall totals upwards of 7 inches possible

FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect from now until 6PM Saturday. Widespread rainfall totals could be between 3-5 inches, isolated areas getting more than that.

The Weather Prediction Center has upgraded our ares to be in the moderate risk for excessive rainfall, meaning areas could see up to 8 inches. If heavy rainfall persists, a few inches could be picked up very easily. This could cause areas to flood and ponding on the roads. Remember....turn around, don’t drown.


Latest timing on Futuretrack

Scattered rain chances this morning becoming more widespread in the afternoon and evening hours. You will need the umbrella all day long. If you aren’t seeing rain, expect cloudy conditions. Rain could be heavy at times which could reduce visibility on the roadways, so be careful. Highs today in the low 50s, so you will also need the jacket.

Upper 40s is all we go on Saturday, due to continuing rain chances in the forecast. Widespread rain is what you will be waking up to, becoming more scattered throughout the day. Rain chances look to continue into the evening on Saturday, make sure to have indoor activities planned.

The KSLA First Alert Weather Team will continue to be your First Alert on the potential for heavy rainfall and flash flooding Friday into early Saturday. Here’s how you can stay up to date with the latest forecast.

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