A flood watch goes into effect this evening at 7 PM and remains in effect until 7 PM Thursday. A winter weather advisory goes into effect at 7 PM tonight and expires at 1 PM on Thursday. Precipitation amounts of one to two 2 inches will be possible tonight through Thursday night. That combined with already saturated soils and elevated streams and river levels may lead to flooding. Up to two-tenths of an inch of sleet may accumulate along with freezing rain this evening through Thursday afternoon. Power outages and tree damage are possible due to the ice. Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact travel for the evening commute today and the morning commute Thursday.

In the forecast – Cloudy with a high of 46 today. Tonight the precipitation will start as rain, become freezing rain, possibly mixed with sleet along with gusty winds. Freezing rain and sleet will change back over to rain Thursday as the gusty winds continue. A low of 32 overnight and a high of 36 Thursday. There is a chance or rain and snow early Thursday evening, then a chance of rain late with a low of 33. Sun will return on Friday and be with us through Tuesday of next week. Highs 50-54 and lows 31-35 through the period.