Some Needed Rain

A good soaking rain is coming to close out the work week…with a solid 1 to 2 inches of precipitation expected across the Cape Thursday into Friday.

The combination of a frontal zone draped over the region, a storm center ejecting out of the Southern Plains and moisture from Hurricane Zeta will produce our first widespread, prolonged, moderate to heavy rainfall in a long time.

Computer guidance is in good agreement that we should pick up at least 1 inch of rain from the upcoming system…but several pieces of guidance are suggesting upwards of 2 inches or more. The GFS ensembles give a nice illustration of the rainfall potential:

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