Flooding/Heavy Rainfall Threat for June 7

June 7, 2021

Provided by OEP Director Mary Jones

With the possibility for more heavy rainfall today on already saturated soils, a Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the northwestern half or the region into tomorrow morning.

Timing and Overview:

  • Thunderstorms will be possible today and tonight, with some of these storms likely to produce moderate to heavy rainfall at times.

Expected Accumulations:

  • Between 2 and 3 inches of rain are expected over the next 24 hours
  • Locally isolated higher amounts will be possible


  • Flash flooding possible due to already saturated soils
  • Flooding also possible in low lying, urban, and poor drainage areas
  • Additional rises to lakes and rivers will also be possible over the next few days