FIRST ALERT: Flood Watch in effect tonight into Sunday due to heavy rain

First Alert Weather @ 10 p.m. 2/27/2021

(KFVS) - A Flood Watch will be in effect for most of the region for tonight through Sunday as heavy rain is looking more and more likely.

By this evening and into tonight rain and thunderstorms will become widespread.

A few strong to severe storms are possible.

The greatest threat will be repeated heavy rain over saturated ground tonight into Sunday.

Runoff and local flooding is likely.

Highs on Sunday will be in the 60s, but cooler and drier air will begin to blow in from the northwest by afternoon and evening.

The week ahead shows two potential weather systems.

The first system moves in from the southwest on Tuesday with a chance of rain developing by afternoon.

After a break on Wednesday, another stronger system is indicated moving in from the west late Thursday into Friday.

Otherwise, temperatures during the first week of March look to be at or a bit above average.

The coolest days of the week will be Monday and Tuesday.

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