Radar estimates suggest that over six inches of rain has fallen across parts of southern Indiana and Kentucky since Tuesday night.
Parts of the Atacama Desert in Chile were flooded this week when heavy thunderstorms caused torrential rainfall.
Tourists captured the incredible video of the the bus as it popped out on the other side of the road and floated away.
One half to one inch of rain is possible across the region before we dry out Saturday night.
Severe thunderstorms are rumbling across the Southeast on Tuesday as the much-anticipated Christmas storm begins to take shape near the Gulf Coast.
Improvements in storm surge modeling are enabling the National Hurricane Center to offer better surge forecasts.
The Pacific cyclone will funneling warm, moist air into California from the tropical Pacific in a river of atmospheric moisture called the Pineapple Express.
A Pacific storm due to arrive at the West Coast on Wednesday is forecast to generate as much as nine inches of rain in coastal California, and up to four feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada.
Rain is falling at rates up to 0.5 inches per hour on Tuesday in the Northeast.
Typhoon Hagupit, which has left at least 21 people dead in the Philippines, made landfall in Eastern Samar on Saturday with winds of 125 mph.