Flash Flood Warning Issued for State College Area

Showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening could include torrential downpours.Weather reports have thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the city.There is a Flash Flood Watch in effect for all of western MA beginning at noon, and ending at 4:00 a.m. Tuesday.A humid Sunday and sunny Monday could make way for some severe storms and flash flooding to start the work week.A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect until for most of the county until 2:45 p.m. with the possibility of winds up to 70 miles per hour and quarter-sized hail, according to the National Weather Service. Flash flooding of creeks, streams and roadways is possible, especially in urban and poor drainage areas, according to the National Weather Service.There was also plenty of wind damage from the storms.The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings for Allegheny and Westmoreland counties on Friday.Temperatures will reach the upper 80s by the afternoon, with sun and clouds turning to severe afternoon storms.Again, scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible through Monday morning and early afternoon.A flash flood warning is in effect for the area until 930 pm. Greatest threat for flash flooding. Monday’s high will be around 78 degrees.In Portland, there is a 50 percent chance of rain during the day, followed by a 90 percent chance Monday night, the weather service said.