The eastern third of the U.S. is in for heavy rain as a storm system builds and brings the risk of flooding to the region. This wet weather will be followed by an intrusion of cold air and the chance of snow. Here is what you can expect in the coming days.
Threat of Flooding Across Southeast and Mid-Atlantic
The weather maker that has unleashed significant rainfall across North Carolina is going to make its way up through the mid-Atlantic and up into New England by the middle of the week.
While it has been a wet few days, this storm has also brought in mild temperatures when compared to the historical average for this time of the year. However, those mild readings are not expected to hang on long.
The pairing of mild air temperatures and a surge of moisture from the Atlantic Ocean created widespread fog on the day after Christmas for much of the East Coast. This fog snarled travel both in the air and on the roads.