The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Intense flood threat targets Northeast

Start your day with the latest weather news – The remnants of Tropical Storm Ophelia are bring heavy rain to the New York City area, where forecasters are warning of a serious risk of flash flooding Friday.

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Nation’s largest city in bull’s-eye of intense flood threat

The leftovers of Tropical Storm Ophelia are bringing more heavy rain and coastal flooding to the East Coast on Friday, but the highest risk for flash flooding is centered in the Northeast. A Flood Watch has been issued for parts of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, where forecasters are warning of the possibility of 4-6 inches of rain in some places. New York City is in the heart of the highest flood-risk area.

Flood alerts have been issued in parts of the Northeast.
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Hurricane HQ: Rina joins Philippe in active Atlantic

Tropical Storm Rina formed Thursday, and it’s hot on the heels of Tropical Storm Philippe. Because of their proximity, the forecast for both storms has become extremely complicated. It’s possible that the storms undergo a tropical tango of sorts known as the Fujiwhara Effect.

The tropical weather outlook for the Atlantic Ocean.
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Florida teen dies after being struck by lightning while hunting, officials say

Officials say a 16-year-old Florida girl who was struck by lightning while hunting with her father this week has died. Storms have been numerous in the state this week because of a front that has stalled to the north.

The rainfall forecast for Florida through the weekend.
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