swathe of land from eastern North Carolina up through Washington
D.C. and southern Pennsylvania could expect an additional 2 to 5
inches (5 to 13 cm) on Saturday after more than 4 inches (10 cm)
fell in parts of the region, the National Weather Service said
"Flash flooding from heavy rain will cause a potentially life
threatening situation overnight," the National Weather Service
said early on Saturday morning in flash flood warnings and
watches it issued for the region.
Numerous people were rescued from vehicles stuck in flooded
roadways across the region in southwestern Pennsylvania
including Pittsburgh and in the Washington D.C. metro area on
Friday night, according to Accuweather.com.
The storm system will bring gusty winds of up to 45 mph (70 kph)
to the region, causing rough surf, beach erosion and strong rip
current, Accuweather said in its forecast.
(Reporting by Brendan O'Brien in Milwaukee Editing by Jeremy
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