Heavy Rain, Possible Flash Flooding For Maine as Ida Passes By
It should come as no surprise that a storm that just impacted the gulf coast is headed up the Northeast corridor and will affect Maine in the next day or two. As typically happens, these hurricanes that hit down south lose power and intensity, thus also losing their hurricane status. This doesn't mean however that they still can't bring rain up to New England with them. And that's exactly what's going to happen with the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
According to WGME, rain from Ida will move into Central Maine late Wednesday night with most of seeing steady rainfall by 11 PM. Rain will continue, heavy at times, through the overnight and into Thursday morning. Because of the intensity of some of the expected downpours, localized flash flooding is a distinct possibility.
By Thursday mid-morning, most of the precipitation has moved out of the area and partly sunny skies should slowly begin to develop for much of Central Maine. Looking ahead to the weekend we should see a partly sunny Friday, a sunny Saturday and clouds on Sunday.
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