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Flash flooding possible across southern Plains

A wet weather system continues across the southern U.S., with abundant moisture brining heavy rain and a risk of flash flooding to parts of the southern Plains on Wednesday. The heaviest rain will fall across Oklahoma, though flood watches and warnings are in effect eastern Colorado to western Arkansas. The flash flood threat should diminish on Thursday, as the system weakens over Texas.
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Current Conditions

Essex County

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Light and variable winds.
  • Thursday Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms until midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce small hail until midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Light and variable winds. Chance of rain 60 percent.
  • Friday Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds around 10 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. South winds around 10 mph.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Saturday Night Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s.
  • Sunday Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny with a chance of showers. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Tuesday Night And Wednesday Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.