First Warning Forecast
**FLOOD WARNING in effect for much of Hampton Roads until 6 p.m. Thursday. Numerous roads and intersections are covered with high water. In addition, there have been several water rescues and stranded drivers due to their car getting stuck on flooded roads.
Flooding remains to be problematic throughout the afternoon and evening as widespread showers continue to impact the area. Rain totals... 3 to 6 inches have already fallen, and there's with additional rainfall still to come today. Added to that, rivers and streams are elevated. Seek higher ground if you're a flood-prone area, and heed the warning if you encounter a flooded street.
Drying out and cooling into the 60s for Friday afternoon. A dry start to the weekend with only an isolated shower Saturday. Slight chances for rain and warming to near 70 on Sunday. Sunshine and much cooler air next week.
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Tropical Storm Eta is now into the Atlantic after making landfall on the Gulf coast side of Florida. The system moved over the Florida peninsula and emerged off the coast of Georgia. Bands of heavy rain from Eta will continues to impact the southeast coastline and the mid-Atlantic region. Right now, Eta is 40 miles NNE of Jacksonville, Florida with max sustained winds of 40 mph. Expect it to weaken as it tracks to the northeast at 15 mph.
A tropical wave in the central Caribbean continues to show signs of further development. It's on track to become a tropical depression within the next 48 hours.