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Weather spotter training offers chance to help identify hazardous storms

Weather spotter training offers chance to help identify hazardous storms

The precipitation stops on Saturday, but the cold temperatures will remain into early next week, according to forecasters.

ESTIMATED RAINFALL. Up to 2.75 inches. This is expected to cause localized flooding with water covered roads, especially in low lying and poor drainage areas. "Those areas are gonna see quite a bit of ice and snow tomorrow".

The temperature just after 7 a.m.at the official weather station at Lehigh Valley International Airport was 63 degrees -besting the old mark of 60 degrees that held a place in the record books since 1932.

Rain combining with melting snowpack may generate "urban and isolated" flooding, and the weather agency on Friday issued a flood watch for all of MA and all of Southern New England that remains in effect until Saturday afternoon. Rain will change to freezing rain and sleet and then snow over the duration of the storm. The river's depth was 17.1 feet as of 11 a.m. Friday.

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Young Men Save Couple Stuck on Train Tracks

The rain is expected to continue into the evening, with the possibility of another thunderstorm; some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall and additional areas of fog before midnight. Because Friday's balmy temperatures are expected to plummet, a thin coating of ice is expected to form on the ground, the service said in an early-morning alert Friday.

Rain is forecast to begin this evening and last until it turns into a wintry mix and eventually to snow late Friday night and Saturday morning, forecasters said. Freezing rain and sleet, possibly mixed with snow will occur later in the morning, followed by snow primarily mixed with freezing rain.in the afternoon.

There are no wind chill factors in the forecasts for Sunday and Monday. Skow said temperatures won't warm up until Sunday.

Snow is expected before 1 p.m. on Thursday with a low around 32 degrees. Winds 10-15 miles per hour will make it feel like 10-to-15 degrees.

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