Heavy rain will cause poor drainage flooding and may cause more small streams and rivers to go over their banks.
A wind advisory also is in effect in Wyandotte County from 7 a.m.to 7 p.m. today, according to the weather service. High near 54. East wind 10 to 16 miles per hour. Severe weather may be possible with the Sunday system.
One to two inches of rain is expected to fall on top of the already saturated ground, said Gary Conte, a meteorologist for the agency.
Friday: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 52.
"The greatest potential for wind gusts of 45 miles per hour appears to be during early afternoon", according to the advisory.
Sipprell said the good news is that after some lingering showers wrap up on Friday, there is no more rain in the forecast for the next seven days. The low will be around 39. Northwest wind 11 to 14 miles per hour.
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Scattered thunderstorms will continue into early this evening.
Temperatures are expected to remain in the lower thirties throughout the week with cooler weather expected on Friday with a high of 23 degrees.
After a sunny spring day Wednesday, expect storms and the possibility of flooding today. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers.
Flood warnings are in effect for Middlesex and Worcester communities along the Assabet River and those along the Taunton River in Bristol and Plymouth counties, the weather service said.