1:45 p.m. update: The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for York and Lancaster counties.

Heavy rain is expected in some area this afternoon and evening as showers and storms move through the area, the weather service said.

Some of those storms could dump more than 2 inches of rain in areas in a 30- to 60-minute period, and some areas already received an inch of rain from storms that moved through on Monday.

The flood watch will continue until 11 p.m.

Earlier story: Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 81, and a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon, according to the National Weather Service.

There will be a low of around 64 tonight, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers between midnight and 2 a.m.

A slight chance of thunderstorms, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8 a.m., is in the forecast for Wednesday, with a high near 83. The chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

On Wednesday night, showers and thunderstorms are likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. It should be mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Expect showers again on Thursday, with showers and thunderstorms likely after 1 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 80, the chance of precipitation increases to 70 percent.


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Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm on Thursday night, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.