(National Weather Service)
BOSTON (24/7 NewsSource/WBZ-AM) -- The remnants of former Hurricane Florence will be felt in Massachusetts.
The National Weather Service posted a flash flood watch from late Monday night until Tuesday night. Forecasters say torrential rainfall and thunderstorms will move into the area overnight, and winds will gust from the south and southwest.
[5 AM Monday Update] Tropical Depression Florence is expected to produce heavy and excessive rainfall across portions of the Mid-Atlantic, southern New York, and southern New England over the next couple of days. 2-4" expected with locally 6" totals possible. pic.twitter.com/RtAfj0Z52B— NWS WPC (@NWSWPC) September 17, 2018
Generally two-to-four inches of rain is expected, although isolated amounts of four inches or more are possible.
The storm has now weakened to a tropical depression. It has left about half a million homes and businesses without power, and officials report at least 23 storm-related deaths in North and South Carolina.
24/7 NewsSource contributed to this report.