Montgomery County still under Flood Warning, forecasters expect another storm this weekend

Montgomery County is under a Flood Warning until late tonight, and the National Weather Service announced today that another storm is expected to bring an additional inch of rain to our area.

Rain is expected to begin the evening of Friday, January 12 and continue through Saturday, forecasters said.

“Widespread flooding is occurring, and flooding will slow to recede through the week. New rainfall Friday night through Saturday morning will exacerbate any flooding that would be ongoing, and new flooding is possible. Strong to potentially damaging winds will develop yet again Friday night,” the Service said in a statement.

The forecast briefing can be found below:

Accuweather’s forecast for Friday: “Increasingly windy; sun and areas of high clouds in the morning followed by plenty of clouds; heavy rain at night can lead to flooding.”

The National Weather Service also noted that 3.18″ of rain has fallen so far this month in Philadelphia.

“The normal for the entire month is 3.13″, so we’re already above normal for rainfall and we still have 3 weeks left of January. The January record is 8.86″ in 1978,” they said.

For 6ABC’s coverage of widespread flooding in the region, you can click here.