Long Island forecast: Flash flood watch for Nassau County

A severe thunderstorm watch covering much of the state expires at 8 p.m., the National Weather Service said.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch from noon through late Monday night in the depicted bright green zone.

The areas under the greatest threat are those along and to the west of Interstate 95, forecasters wrote. If a Flash Flood Warning is issued later, it means such flooding is imminent or already occurring.

The daytime high should be 83 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Severe storms moving through Baltimore Monday afternoon could bring flash flooding conditions. The Storm Prediction Center is still highlighting northwestern CT within the area of "enhanced risk" for strong storms. There is also a Flash Flood Watch in effect just over the Rhode Island Massachusetts northern border.

"Widespread rainfall amounts of 1-2 inches are expected with localized amounts of 3-4 inches possible", according to the alert.

Wind gusts of 40 to 60 miles per hour are expected with the strongest storms. Guilford County in central North Carolina.* Until 430 AM EDT

  • Annette Adams