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A large, well-developed storm system currently over the southern Plains will continue to traverse across the country, taking aim at the eastern US just in time for the weekend. We’ll then see a second, weaker low pressure form over the Appalachian Mountains as the first low moves offshore, keeping the showers around parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. On Friday, all eyes will be on the Mid-Atlantic and the Appalachian Mountains as heavy rain moves over the region. The reason why we are concerned about this region for flooding, however, is because of the recent heavy snowfall. That snow has started to slowly melt, which is raising the water levels in the streams and rivers. With substantial rainfall in the cards, that will lead to the rapid melting of snow, putting additional water into the rivers, some of which that are already reporting minor to moderate flooding. Much of the…