Flooding hits New York City as Tropical Storm Elsa slams northeast
Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean with the Foxcast on ‘Fox & Friends First.’
Tropical Storm Elsa is posing a flooding threat up the East Coast from the Mid-Atlantic to the Northeast and New England.
Flood watches and warnings are up along the path of the storm in addition to tropical storm warnings in areas where strong winds could cause power outages and tree damage.
Speaking of flooding, a story that isn’t getting much coverage, but should is a slow-moving storm over South Texas where rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches are piling up fast.
Some spots could get over 10 inches of rain.
A system moving through the central U.S. will bring the risk of strong to severe storms across the Midwest and Mississippi River.
The best chance for large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes will be from eastern Nebraska into Iowa, northern Missouri and western Illinois.
Excessive heat warnings are still in effect across the Great Basin and the Desert Southwest as extreme heat persists through the weekend and into early next week.
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