Annapolis, Md. and Baltimore, Md. top the list of rising waters, according to a report by NOAA. Washington D.C. and Norfolk, Va. make the top ten, as well.
A cold front and some moisture from tropical storm Arthur produced damaging storms in the D.C. metro area. The worst is over and July 4 weather looks terrific.
Excessive rain has besieged Recife since last night, the city hosting today's World Cup match-up between U.S. and Germany at noon eastern.
In the last week, excessive rain has swamped portions of Minnesota.
Over the course of just a couple hours Thursday afternoon, 3 to 5 inches of rain inundated the towns of Clear Spring and Cresaptown.
Waves of rain are likely to cycle through the region into this evening. Heavy downpours and localized flooding are possible.
The storms that paraded through the area didn't spawn twisters. But they unloaded torrential rain and produce isolated cases of damaging lightning, hail and wind gusts.
While a few tornadoes are possible, the more common storm hazards will likely include: lightning, strong straight line wind gusts, hail, and heavy rain.
Why did this event unfold so early in the day? Why did it impact such a small region? Why didn't meteorologists predict it?
As much as 4 to 5 inches of rain inundated parts of north central Prince George's County this morning, leading to flash flooding.